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  Florida lawmakers vote to stay in Daylight Saving Time all year long
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Last EditedRP  Mar 07, 2018 10:00pm
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CategoryProposed Legislation
AuthorAndrea Diaz
News DateWednesday, March 7, 2018 06:30:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionLawmakers in Florida are tired of the whole "fall back" and "spring forward" rigamarole. So they've approved a bill to keep Daylight Saving Time going throughout the year in their state.

It took the state Senate less than a minute Tuesday to pass the "Sunshine Protection Act." There were only two dissenters. (The House passed it 103-11 on February 14.)

The bill now goes to the desk of Gov. Rick Scott -- but it's far from a done deal after that,

Even if the governor approves, a change like this will literally take an act of Congress.
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