A committee in the state house has passed a bill to eliminate Daylight Saving Time in Michigan.

When all the other states "Spring Forward" Michigan wouldn't, if this bill becomes a law.

State Representative Michele Hoitenga introduced a bill in March to exclude the state from what she called “the antiquated and unnecessary ritual of changing the clocks twice a year.”

Hoitenga said the bill passed in the House Commerce and Tourism Committee, the first step in getting it passed by the House as a whole.

The bill will now move to the House Ways and Means Committee.

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Eliminate it, for sure! It is unnecessary in this day and age (and has been shown to have too much negative stress on our health).


leave the time alone If a person is on meds at a certain time each day it messes with that also


Getting dark at about 5 pm causes anxiety and depression. Time change is outdated. Go back to our summertime and leave it. Need to call our represantives.


I think they have it backwards, we should be on daylight time all year! We need the later daylight in the winter, and summer daylight evenings give us more time to do something or get something done after work.


Keep it at Daylight Savings Time! I like more light in the evenings to do outdoor activities!

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