The Senate Agrees to Keep Daylight Saving Time Year Round


Published: March 20, 2022

The Senate passed the Sunshine Protection Act, which would make daylight saving time permanent beginning next year. Medical professionals argue that changing the clocks twice a year leads to sleep deprivation and a host of other health problems. Most experts agree that the practice should end, but there is a heated debate about whether to stick with standard time or daylight saving time.  Daylight saving time was made permanent in the 1970s, but Americans did not like sending their children to school in the dark, so it was quickly changed back.

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