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December 8, 2023
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Senate votes unanimously to have Daylight Saving Time year round

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New York Daily News

Falling back and springing forward may soon be a thing of the past. The Senate Tuesday voted unanimously to make Daylight Saving Time permanent for all 12 months of the year, a move that would end the premature afternoon winter darkness that many Americans dread. In a rare moment of bipartisan unity, lawmakers gave unanimous consent to the measure, which would eliminate the bothersome twice-a-year ritual of turning the clocks back by an hour every fall and forward by an hour every spring. “No more dark afternoons in the winter. No more losing an hour of sleep every spring,” Sen. Patty Murray, …

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