Mac O'Connell



Richie Adams asked in Daylight Saving Time, Holidays and Traditions, Time

Why don't we end daylight savings time?

Mac O'Connell
To end daylight saving time (and, by the way, it's "daylight saving" without the second "s") nationwide, we'd need an act of Congress. The Uniform Time Act of 1966 established rules for time zones across the United States and a uniform nationwide daylight saving time period, and per that act, states can opt out of daylight saving, but they can't "spring forward" permanently without Congress. In 2019, 36 states have proposals for choosing either standard time...