“Are you refusing to tell this committee who is going to be recommended by DHH to receive the award? Yes or no.”
—Former Sen. Rob Marionneaux (D-Livonia) in June of 2011, to DHH Secretary Bruce Greenstein in efforts to learn if Greenstein’s former employer CNSI won a $184 million, 10-year contract.
“I’m not going to be able to say today.”
—Greenstein, responding to Marionneaux.
“You are the department. Who is the person above you? Who is your boss?”
—Sen. Jody amedee (R-Gonzales), during the same hearing to confirm Greenstein’s appointment as DHH Secretary as he attempted to learn the name of the contractor.
—Greenstein, in response to Amedee.
“We have zero tolerance for wrongdoing.”
—Commissioner of Administration Kristy Nichols on Thursday, in announcing the cancellation of the CNSI contract hours after her office was served with a subpoena by the FBI in its investigation of the CNSI contract.