Time Zone News
This year, North Carolina lawmakers are trying again to pass a bill that will keep the state on permanent Daylight Saving Time. The sponsor states that retrying to ditch DST would send a message to Congress how important it is for North Carolina to keep Daylight Saving Time year-round. If House Bi... read more
North Dakota lawmakers have been submitting proposals to make Daylight Saving Time year-round. However, the proposal to enact permanent DST was rejected in the Legislature on Monday, April 19. The statehouse lawmakers voted 36-56, killing House Bill 1371.
North Dakota residents have opposing opin... read more
Montana, the Big Sky State, would make Daylight Saving Time permanent if its neighboring states also urge to make DST year-round. Once the said states support it, the bill will advance to the Legislature. In 2009, lawmakers weighed down whether to continue the yearly tradition, making them adopt D... read more
This Wednesday, Missouri's Republican has led the State House advancing a proposal to make Daylight Saving Time year-round. Although this has resulted in the resident's different opinions, many people favor making DST permanent in Pennsylvania. The state lawmakers gave the bill an initial approval... read more
People have different opinions regarding Daylight Saving Time. Some are in favor, while others think it doesn't serve its purpose anymore. The debate whether to continue following the yearly tradition is still on in some states, while others are pushing a bill to make it permanent. This way, resid... read more
Many North Carolina legislators believe it is still the right time to make Daylight Saving Time (DST) year-round in North Carolina. The House committee has voted unanimously for a measure to keep DST permanent. It has passed the committee but idled in the senate. If Congress allows it, the bill wi... read more
A week ago, U.S. Senator Marco Rubio sent a letter requesting the Commerce Committee to consider the Sunshine Protection Act of 2021 (S. 623). He sent this letter to Senators Maria Cantwell (D-WA) and Roger Wicker (R-MS), Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Commerce. Rubio has r... read more
North Carolina State Rep. Jon Hardister has introduced a new bill in the NC General Assembly to put the state back on Daylight Saving Time year-round. The bill aims to help the residents maximize daylight hours, which would be possible with approval from a legislature or Congress.
According to H... read more
The last Saturday of March should be the end of Daylight Saving Time in most European countries. However, this was postponed because of the current pandemic. The coronavirus has brought challenges around the world, and Slovakia is no exception. Because of the pandemic, the country has not decided ... read more
To maximize daylight hours brought by the clock change this year, the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury residential solid waste convenience centers have returned their pre-storm operations on April 8, Thursday, with expanded operating hours.
The sites are open weekly from Thursday to Monday but closed... read more
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