Missouri lawmaker wants daylight saving time to be permanent

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) _ A Missouri lawmaker says he will try again to get his state on permanent daylight saving time, but his proposed measure calls for at least two neighboring states to do the same before it can go into effect.

Republican state Rep. Mike Kelley of Springfield says it doesn’t make sense to keep shifting back and forth between daylight saving and standard times.

The Jefferson City News-Tribune (http://bit.ly/1NwIY54 ) reports Kelley has proposed for the second time an amendment to Missouri’s constitution that would make “daylight savings” time the new, permanent “standard” time.

He says supporters will have to convince other states that the change is a great idea, adding that several states have reached out to his office in response to last year’s proposal.

Google Map for coordinates 38.576702 by -92.173516.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.