Permanent Daylight Saving Time: What would it mean for you?

In a display of bipartisan cooperation, the Senate voted Tuesday to make Daylight Saving Time permanent.
The Sunshine Protection Act, which received overwhelming support, would ensure that we spring forward one last time in March 2024 and never “fall back” again.

Originally appeared on WDAF Fox 4 News… here is the link.

What does this mean to you as a Kansas Citian?

Here are some key dates and sunrise/sunset times in Kansas City if the United States eliminated Standard Time:

(Note these are approximate as sunrise/sunset times change slightly from year to year.)

Key sunrise dates/times

  • First 8 a.m. sunrise: Nov. 14
  • Latest sunrise: Dec. 30-Jan. 11, 8:37 a.m.
  • Last 8 a.m. sunrise: Feb. 22

Key sunset dates/times

  • Earliest sunset: Dec. 2-12, 5:55 p.m.
  • First 7 p.m. sunset: Feb. 20

What do YOU think?