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By Madeline Coats
WNPA Olympia News Bureau 

Lawmakers aim to 'ditch the switch' on daylight saving

Daylight saving time could become permanent in Washington state


Last updated 2/6/2019 at 9:40am

OLYMPIA — Lawmakers are pushing for a bill to allow year-round observation of daylight saving time in the state of Washington, with the intention of the practice spreading throughout the country.

House Bill 1196 was co-sponsored by a bipartisan group of 14 representatives and introduced by Rep. Marcus Riccelli, D-Spokane.

“I want to ditch the switch,” said Riccelli at a public hearing. ...

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Reader Comments(1)

Bob VALEN writes:

Fully agree - Ditch the Switch! The health issues alone should have everyone concerned, especially those who dislike government in their lives.


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