[tz] Oregon to reconsider DST

Tim Parenti tim at timtimeonline.com
Tue Feb 3 15:50:15 UTC 2015

Even if it were legal, it still wouldn't make much sense. If such a measure
were to be applied to eastern South Dakota, it would put them on UTC–5 — in
line with the east coast in the winter, despite being several states away.

We seem to see a few proposals every year that are thought out just about
as well.

Tim Parenti
sent from my Android phone
On 3 Feb 2015 10:40, "Garrett Wollman" <wollman at csail.mit.edu> wrote:

> On February 3, 2015 9:34:02 AM EST, Rune Torgersen <runet at innovsys.com>
> wrote:
> >South Dakota legislature is considering all year DST (although when I
> >wrote my representative, he's fairly sure it will die in committee)
> >
> http://www.keloland.com/newsdetail.cfm/sd-legislation-daylight-saving-time-all-the-time/?id=175256
> That isn't legally possible. The state can choose whether it wants DST,
> but the alternative is standard time all year round. They can petition
> USDOT to move the eastern part of the state from Central to Mountain Time,
> but that's by no means a slam-dunk, particularly if neighboring states
> don't choose to go along.
> -GAWollman
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