Making Daylight Saving Time Permanent?

FOX New Mexico

The daylight savings debate rages on as President Trump tweets approval for never-ending daylight, and some states across the country taking steps towards no longer having to change the clocks.

Daylight saving time began in the US back in 1918 during World War One as an effort to save on fuel and lengthen the workday. President Lyndon B. Johnson then signing it into law in 1966.

Under federal law states can choose to permanently remain in standard time. Hawaii and Arizona have done this. 

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