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Fri Feb 12, 2021, 11:31 PM

Atlantic Standard Time? Bill would move CT into a new time zone [View all]

A group of Connecticut legislators is part of a region-wide push to move the entire northeast of the United States off Eastern Standard Time.

If successful, and if other states from New York north go along, Connecticut would use Atlantic Standard Time instead, and do away with Daylight Saving Time in the process. In effect, the region would be on Daylight Saving Time for all 12 months up from almost eight months now.

I just think its a practical means to handle something that we dont need anymore, said state Sen. Cathy Osten, D-Sprague.

Osten signed on to the initiative this year, but state Rep. Kurt Vail, R-Stafford, has been submitting a similar bill for five years running.

Read more: https://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Atlantic-Standard-Time-Bill-would-move-CT-into-a-15922028.php

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