Restore Heart of Illinois

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A number of Greater Peoria businesses are planning to open their doors or expand services starting Friday, as the state moves into Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois plan.

Tim Shelley / Peoria Public Radio

The architects of the Restore Heart of Illinois regional reopening plan say that, for all intents and purposes, their plan is now the governor's plan.

The city of Galesburg is considering joining the Restore Heart of Illinois phased reopening plan led by Peoria.

Courtesy Morton High School NFHS Network

Morton Mayor Jeff Kaufman said while he likes both the Restore Heart of Illinois and Tri-County regional reopening plans, there's a major stumbling block that makes him wary of adopting it without the governor's blessing - liability.

Tim Shelley / Peoria Public Radio

Peoria officials declined to take any new questions on the Restore Heart of Illinois phased reopening plan at the regularly scheduled COVID-19 press conference Thursday.