CHICAGO -- State officials in Illinois have launched investigations into who paid for limousine services provided to state housing authority officials visiting New York City over the past several years.

James Montana, chief legal counsel to Illinois Gov. Jim Edgar, said yesterday that the state police and the Illinois Housing Development Authority have begun investigations into allegations that "vendors" that do business with the authority may have paid for ground transportation services in New York.

Subscribe Now

Access to authoritative analysis and perspective and our data-driven report series.

14-Day Free Trial

No credit card required. Complete access to articles, breaking news and industry data.