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Posted at 6:02 PM, Mar 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-06 20:02:58-05

Utahns have opposed attempts to adopt standard time rather than the spring-forward/fall-back for years. In fact, it has been a decade since the last legislative general session with no bills about daylight saving time.

But the only option popular enough to pass is illegal: staying permanently on Mountain Daylight Time.

In the past two years, lawmakers in states around the country devised plans to pass bills with contingencies: “IF Congress passes a law allowing the change and IF a certain number of nearby states go along, they’ll do it.

That’s where Utah is now, so long as four other Western states approve the switch and Congress makes it legal.

To know what that would mean for your day, Andy Woodruff put together an amazing interactive map on this page of his blog. You can view it here.