Tag Archives: Daylight Saving Time

Congress Still Stalled On Ending Daylight Saving Time

NBC News reports: Since 2018, nearly all states have passed or entertained legislation that would drop the twice-a-year time shift. And 19 states have passed laws or resolutions in support of year-round daylight saving time, according to data from the National Conference of State Legislatures. But there’s a caveat: Nothing can change until Congress addresses a 1960s-era law blocking such …

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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 …

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Trump Endorses Year-Round Daylight Saving Time

The Independent reports: President Donald Trump weighed in on a hot debate regarding Daylight Saving Time (DST) this week, saying he is “O.K” with making it permanent in the United States. The tweet comes on the heels of “The Sunshine Protection Act,” a congressional bill, introduced on Wednesday by Florida Republicans Rep. Vern Buchanan and Sen. Marco Rubio, that would …

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