Senators propose bill to extend daylight saving time during COVID-19 pandemic

By 1010 WINS

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The U.S. may not “fall back” in November or “spring forward” next March if a new bill aimed at temporarily extending daylight saving time during the COVID-19 pandemic passes.

Florida Senators Marco Rubio and Rick Scott on Wednesday introduced legislation that would extend daylight saving time in the U.S. through Nov. 7, 2021. 

The proposed change “would provide one year of stability for families who are already dealing with enough change with virtual learning, work from home and other disruptions the COVID-19 pandemic has placed into our daily lives,” the Republican politicians said in a release