Texas Bill Would Keep State On Daylight Saving Time

Dallas’s NBC affiliate reports:

Rep. Matt Shaheen, (R-Plano) wants this weekend to be the last time you changed your clocks. Shaheen says he believes bills may have a better chance this time because he is hearing about this more often from constituents. His bill would also put the whole state on the same clock. Right now, El Paso and some other areas are on Mountain time. There is a national push, too. U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Florida) has reintroduced legislation to make daylight saving time permanent. It got through the Senate last year but didn’t make it through the House before the session ended.

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Arizona and Hawaii already do not observe Daylight Saving Time. Shaheen last appeared on JMG in 2015 when he introduced a bill to nullify LGBTQ protections statewide.