Home / Kelly Hayes

Kelly Hayes

Kelly Hayes is a senior journalism and political science major and general assignment reporter for WUFT.

DeSantis Amends Stay-at-Home Order To Supersede Local Rules, Allows For Religious Gatherings

Gov. Ron DeSantis issued an amendment Thursday to the executive order directing Floridians statewide to stay at home, which now states the executive order “shall supersede any conflicting official action or order issued by local officials in response to COVID-19.”

Read More »

Florida On Path To Require Anyone Under 18 To Obtain Parent’s Permission For Abortions

The Senate is expected to vote on the measure next week. If the House approves it as expected in coming weeks – the governor already said he will sign it into law – Florida would become the 27th state to impose parental consent legislation for abortions.

Read More »