[tz] United States Senate reintroduced Sunshine Protection Act, enabling Permanent DST

Magnus Fromreide magfr at lysator.liu.se
Mon Nov 14 17:55:17 UTC 2022

On Sun, Nov 13, 2022 at 03:18:50PM -0800, Randal L. Schwartz via tz wrote:
> >>>>> "Paul" == Paul Gilmartin via tz <tz at iana.org> writes:
> Paul> What advantage does "permanent DST" offer a region over simply moving to
> Paul> Standard Time of one zone further east, which would not require Congress
> Paul> to act?
> More directly, what advantage does "permanent DST" offer over simply
> getting up an hour earlier, getting off work an hour earlier, and
> enjoying more time in the evenings?  You don't need the clocks to change
> for that.

I think the point is that people on a strict schedule, like teachers and
industry workers stuck in front of the assembly line, also will be able to
suffer the dubious benefit of the change.


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