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Fall back? Nope. Oregonians want to dump daylight saving time switch

March 13, 2019
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Whether they're for standard time or daylight saving time, Oregonians are tired of changing their clocks twice every year. That's the message state senators considering a time change in Oregon received this week.

More than 50 people submitted written testimony or addressed the Senate Business and General Government Committee Tuesday, March 12, regarding Senate Bill 320. Only one witness argued that Oregon should keep switching between standard and daylight time every March and November. The others said they want to get rid of the biannual switch.

U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, a Beaverton Democrat, indicated she would back a time change in Congress if that's what Oregon votes for. "I frequently hear from people in Northwest Oregon about daylight saving time, and I will closely watch what happens in the state Legislature," Bonamici said Tuesday in a statement.

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