[tz] AP & WFLA-TV: Florida House OKs bill asking to skip Daylight Saving Time
John M. Harris, Jr.
johnmh at splentity.com
Sat Feb 17 21:22:13 UTC 2018
I would question disruption to commerce, but it would definitely be cause confusion.
On February 17, 2018 4:15:47 PM EST, Steve Jones <stevejones at ontimezone.com> wrote:
>So, if I understand this, the portion of the panhandle currently in the
>Central time zone would be permanently on CDT (=EST), while the
>of the state would be on permanent EDT (=AST)?
>That essentially adds a brand new border all the way around the state
>Florida, which would involve being an hour out of sync with every
>neighbor (e.g. the Bahamas & Cuba, as well as with every US State and
>Canadian Province in the Central and Eastern time zones. So during
>standard time, if traveling from Miami to Nassau, you'd actually go
>This sounds certain to cause great confusion, not to mention the
>of commerce. I wonder what the odds are that the US Feds will approve
>On Thu, Feb 15, 2018 at 7:09 AM, Vance, Frank <Frank_Vance at bmc.com>
>> “The [Florida] House voted 103-11 to approve the bill to ask Congress
>> let Florida remain in Daylight Saving Time all year, meaning while
>> of the Eastern United States sets their clocks back in the fall,
John M. Harris, Jr. <johnmh at splentity.com>
Sent from my mobile device. Please excuse my brevity.
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