Daylight saving time reform goes dark as Congress cites other legislative priorities

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New York Daily News

A push to give Americans an extra hour of afternoon daylight in the winter appears to be dead for now as the House of Representatives is busy with supposedly more pressing matters. Lawmakers from both parties say there is no chance they will vote anytime soon to make daylight saving time year ‘round — and scrap the hated ritual of turning clocks back and forth — even though the measure passed the Senate unanimously. “I can’t say it’s a priority,” Rep. Frank Pallone, D-N.J., chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee that regulates such issues,told The Hill. “It’s fallen by the wayside…

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