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January 15, 2016 @ 12:00 pm

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January 8, 2016 @ 8:35 am

First Legislative Summary of 2016

After a quiet second half of 2015, the new year gets off to a good start with 6 bills in 4 states already!

Two bills in Florida propose to go to Year-Round DST, as well as one bill in Missouri.  Two states -- Michigan and Utah -- propose to stop doing DST.

There's a second bill in Missouri proposing a US constitutional amendment to abolish DST nationwide.  Very interesting!

Listen now to get all the details.

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March 21, 2015 @ 9:11 am

Legislative Summary – Saturday, March 21, 2015

A comprehensive summary of legislation relating to Daylight Saving Time including 31 bills in 21 states:

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, and Washington.

Note: Missouri was left off of the list of Year-Round DST states in the summary by legislation type.  And Arkansas House killed their bill Friday afternoon before podcast production started.

A script of the podcast is available here on Slide Share.

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March 18, 2015 @ 1:27 pm

Legislative Update - Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Since our last update two weeks ago, new bills from Alabama, Arkansas, Kansas, and Michigan plus an update on Alaska’s SB 6.<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />

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March 4, 2015 @ 8:17 am

Legislative Update - Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Pennsylvania declares the week before “Spring Forward” as “Sleep Awareness Week”, Idaho kills their Year-Round DST bill, Alaska considers a time zone change, and a note on surviving the clock change this Sunday.

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March 3, 2015 @ 7:50 am

Legislative Update - Tuesday March 3, 2015

Recap of last week’s activity, including:

Idaho now has a DST bill, a second bill from Oregon, updated status for Missouri, Illinois and Washington.

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February 26, 2015 @ 9:52 am

Topic Brief: Year-Round Daylight Saving Time

I discuss Year-Round Daylight Saving Time, why no states can successfully implement this at this time, what’s stopping them, and what they can do about it.  I also cover the federal statute, and point you to it online.

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February 25, 2015 @ 8:24 am

Legislative Update - Wednesday, February 25, 2015

New legislation from Oregon (SB 690), Missouri’s HJR 38 moves to the House Committee on Government Efficiency, Illinois’ HB 1562 moves to the House Executive Committee, and updates on the state of Washington’s three bills.

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February 16, 2015 @ 8:34 am

Legislative Summary - Monday, February 16, 2015

comprehensive summary of the 2015 legislative session for all bill relating to Daylight Saving Time and Time Zones.  From abolishing Daylight Saving Time to attempting to adopt Year-Round Daylight Saving Time, today we give you a run-down of everything that has happened to far this year.  If you've missed our updates so far... skip them and just listen here!

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February 12, 2015 @ 8:01 am

Legislative Update - Thursday February 12, 2015

Nevada files resolution to ask Congress to permit Year-Round Daylight Saving Time, and an update on some Washington state legislation.

We added a brief musical lead-in!

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