What You May Not Know About Daylight Saving Time

Massachusetts panel seeks regional talks on time zone change

Massachusetts panel seeks regional talks on time zone change

This tradition of springing forward and falling back is in place for most of the US, with the exception of several places, including Hawaii and most of Arizona.

We will enter into regular time this weekend which means you will set your clocks back by one hour.

The panel said it would be too disruptive for MA to unilaterally change time zones, but recommended talks with other regional states.

While everyone will get an extra hour of sleep, the end of Daylight Savings Time means that it will get darker earlier.

Daylight saving time will return at 2 a.m. local time on Sunday, March 11.

- As the country groans and grumbles over Daylight Saving Time, the people in most of Arizona and Hawaii continue with their lives uninterrupted, their circadian rhythms intact. In the previous year alone, 14 state legislatures have debated bills aimed at revising how we keep time.

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Texas lawmakers have filed numerous bills to end daylight saving time in Texas, including three proposed at the beginning of this year.

Farming groups have also expressed anti-daylight time views, saying it has a significant adverse impact on rural families, businesses and communities.

March 19, 1918 - The Standard Time Act establishes time zones and daylight saving.

After the national repeal in 1919, some states and cities, including New York City and Chicago, continued to shift their clocks.

Some countries refer to "Daylight Saving Time" as "Summer Time". The sun, not the clock, dictated farmers' schedules, so daylight saving was very disruptive.

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