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Daylight Saving Time Would Go Away Under State Lawmaker’s Bill

Daylight Saving Time began last Sunday. But a Michigan lawmaker says it’s time to end the practice of “springing forward” every spring and “falling backward” each autumn. Representative Jeff Irwin has introduced legislation to eliminate Daylight Saving Time. He tells WDET’s Pat Batcheller that playing with people’s sleep schedules twice a year causes a variety of problems.

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Pat Batcheller

Senior News Editor & WDET Host, Morning Edition

Hi, I’m Pat Batcheller, your host for WDET’s Morning Edition. I bring you the news, weather, traffic, and information to help you start your weekday.

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