[tz] Permanent DST in Florida: step 2 of 4 completed

Paul Eggert eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Thu Mar 8 21:47:51 UTC 2018

On 03/08/2018 11:51 AM, Paul.Koning at dell.com wrote:
> the legislators didn't know they can avoid the "have to ask permission" issue simply by moving the state over one timezone and adopting "standard time all the time"

No, as they need to ask Steven G. Bradbury first.

Who's Steven G. Bradbury, you ask? Changing timezones requires 
permission from the U.S. Secretary of Transportation, who typically 
follows the recommendation of the USDOT General Counsel, who is 
currently Steven G. Bradbury. This sort of thing was last done in 2007, 
for Knox, Daviess, Martin, Pike, and Dubois Counties in Indiana. See:


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