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Florida Votes for Permanent Daylight Saving Time

Florida Votes for Permanent Daylight Saving Time

"Many people they go to bed at usual time and they lose an hour of sleep and many different physiological systems are affected by that loss of sleep and the shift of circadian rhythm", he explained. But in interviews with local newspapers on Tuesday, they said they believed year-round daylight saving time would improve the economy, public safety and mental health. Czeisler points out reducing time in front of the TV, computer or smartphone will help restless sleepers get extra shut-eye before losing an hour.

We know it's coming every year, but that doesn't make springing forward any easier. After the war, most states switched to observing DST in summer months, but there was no federal law on daylight saving time until 1966.

But changing time zones could have an economic cost, too, especially in a region like the Northeast, where millions of people commute across state lines.

Daylight Savings Time 2017 begins before Easter (or Resurrection Sunday) when days become longer and longer heading closer to the Spring Equinox. Dr. Rao says that can be avoided if you adjust your sleep schedule in increments leading up to the change.

Daylight Savings Time actually started in Europe during World War I as a way to economize fuel usage.

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The province said it officially begins this Sunday at 2 a.m. when the time is advanced one hour.

Daylight Saving Time was established in the United States in 1918. The western province of Saskatchewan, which sits above Montana and North Dakota, lies on the part of the continent that typically observes Mountain Standard Time. IN did not start observing daylight savings time until 2006.

Two states that don't observe daylight saving time are Arizona and Hawaii. The bill would let Florida remain on daylight saving time year-round, according to the New York Post.

Hawaii: The state was one of first to opt out of the Uniform Time Act in 1967, per Time magazine.


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