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Daylight Saving Time bill gets boost

May 14, 2019 - Orlando Sentinel (Florida)

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio's bill to make Daylight Saving Time year-round across the country has gotten key support from a Democratic senator, giving his proposal for increased evening sunshine a boost from the opposite end of the country.

U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, D-Washington, signed onto Rubio's Sunshine Protection Act last week, after Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill similar to one former Florida Gov. Rick Scott approved in 2018 that would make Daylight Saving Time permanent if Congre...