Minnesota’s “Lock The Clock” NEVER Change Our Clocks Again
We go through this terrible routine twice a year
I don't anyone who is in favor of, and loves "Spring Forward" and "Fall Back" Those awful times when we tamper with our clocks twice a year. This Sunday Daylight saving Time ends. Monday morning people will be dragging their feet, feeling that "Lost an hour of sleep" tradition. Minnesota is taking some action and hopes to put an end to all of this.
There are two states in the U.S. that do not observe daylight savings time
There are only two states in the United States that do not observe daylight savings time- Hawaii and Arizona. They leave their clocks alone all year, and that is what Minnesota is hoping to do. Minnesota State Representative Mike Freiberg knows from a parents standpoint just what a "pain in the neck" this whole changing the clock twice a year is. He sees the effects of losing sleep brings to his kids and himself. According to Kare11 Freiberg "decided to introduce a bill that would essentially, "lock the clock." Freiberg went on to say "Once Congress gives Minnesota authorization to move to daylight saving time permanently, we will switch to DST in the spring and never change our clocks again," Check this out House File 72 and its companion bill, Senate File 149, passed.
There are arguments for and against changing the clocks twice a year
I say it's time to come to a common ground and I agree with "lock the clock". Some people will argue that the extra daylight provided saves energy, but many dispute that and say that's not true. Only TIME will tell on this issue, for now, of course, don't forget to "Fall Back" this Sunday ( by the way, I'm guessing most people don't have to physically change their clocks unless you have a good old fashioned one hanging somewhere in your house or office )
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