Daylight saving time changes stall in states

Even if there is enough support for it, how to change it remains a critical sticking point.
The debate over daylight saving time continues in the states and in Congress. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

State lawmakers’ efforts to pass legislation to keep Americans from the semiannual clock switching plateaued in 2023 after years of momentum.

According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, at least 29 states considered or are considering 75 pieces of legislation related to daylight saving time this year. However, none of the bills were passed.

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