Oregon lawmakers push for year-round Daylight Saving time, end to clock changes

SALEM, OR (KPTV) – Oregon lawmakers are currently considering a ban on clock changes. It comes as companion bills have been introduced in the Senate and House that would make Daylight Saving time year-round in the state.

The legislation, proposed by State Sen. Kim Thatcher (R) and Rep. Bill Post (R), both of Keizer, are currently being discussed in committee.

If approved in Salem, Oregon voters would decide in the general election whether it moves forward.

On Tuesday, both Post and Thatcher testified in front of the Senate Committee On Business and General Government.

“The idea behind this is to put us on permanent

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