By Tom Banse 

In timely but unexpected vote, U.S. Senate goes for permanent daylight saving time


March 23, 2022

NW News Network

An abrupt awakening in Congress is raising hopes on the West Coast that last weekend’s switch from standard time to daylight time might be the next to last time we go through the annoying clock change ritual. After sitting on the sidelines for years, the U.S. Senate Tuesday found the time to approve year-round daylight saving time beginning in 2023. The measure now goes to the House for further consideration.

The Washington and Oregon legislatures voted three years ago to “ditch the switch” and stick with daylight saving time permanently. The Idaho Legislature followed...

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