Nineteen states have passed legislation to make daylight saving time permanent. But those laws won't take effect until Congress makes it legal. And the medical community sees one major problem.
A bipartisan group of senators wants to make daylight saving time permanent. But sleep experts say standard time is better, because it saves morning light and is more in sync with our natural rhythms.
A bill that would keep daylight saving time permanent for the entire nation is now stalled in Congress.
More than a third of U.S. states now support the idea of making daylight saving time permanent. It's already in effect for about eight months of the year.
In a new study, researchers found that deer-vehicle collisions peaked in October and November, partly due to both daylight saving time and deer mating season.
The Senate this week voted with unanimous consent to adopt permanent daylight saving time hours to eliminate the need to change clocks twice a year.
For those wishing for an end to annual clock shifting, this push in Congress is perhaps better late than never. It would still require House approval and President Biden's signature to become law.
Even though winter doesn't slip away until next weekend, time has its marching orders. And in the United States, it's time to "spring" forward. Daylight saving time announces its entrance at 2 a.m. local time Sunday for most of the country.
Legislation the General Assembly passed last March adopting year-round daylight saving time won’t take effect unless and until Congress makes the change at the national level.
The General Assembly decided Wednesday to leave the standard versus daylight saving time debate up to Congress. On the final day of this year’s legislative session, the state Senate voted 45-6 to put Georgia on daylight saving time permanently.
A debate in the Georgia House and Senate over whether Georgia should observe standard or daylight saving time all year continues to rage entering the last day of this year’s legislative session.
Sen. Marco Rubio is among a group of lawmakers pushing to make daylight saving time permanent. Some states have passed similar measures, but they need federal approval for them to take effect.
People across Georgia will likely feel groggy and mixed up after setting their clocks back an hour for daylight saving time on Sunday, but the biannual time change is more than just an annoyance for some, says Woodstock Republican state Rep. Wes Cantrell.
The Georgia State Senate passed legislation that would stop Georgians from changing their clocks twice a year. Senate Bill 100 would move Georgia to standard time year-round.
Georgia would observe standard time all year long under legislation that cleared a state Senate committee Wednesday.
Senate Bill 100 would do away with the current practice of switching back and forth between standard time and daylight saving time every six months.