Lawmakers will return to Springfield next week to work on the Fiscal Year 2011 budget, according to Senator Tim Bivins.

The House of Representatives plans to return to Springfield on May 24. The Senate will reconvene on May 26 to consider the budget proposal.

The General Assembly has until midnight on May 31 to approve a budget by a simple majority vote. After that date, a super majority vote will be required to approve a budget.

Also this week, Illinois Auditor General William Holland released an audit of former Governor Rod Blagojevich’s last year in office, which revealed a litany of problems related to the way his Administration hired legal help." />

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