Daylight saving time: Why does Florida still have to change the clocks?


AMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Across the U.S., with the falling leaves comes another big seasonal change: daylight saving time. M


ny Americans have decried the yearly time cycle of “springing forward” and “falling back,” but the national policy is not likely to change any time soon. Fl


rida became the first state to enact legislation to permanently observe daylight saving time in 2018. 18 states have passed similar laws since then, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures, but Congress must act in order for them to take effect. Fed


ral law currently allows state or local governments to request permission from the

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