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01 November, 2017, 21:57
The panel has been examining whether the state should shift from the Eastern to the Atlantic Time Zone.
Daylight Saving Time was initiated to save energy on artificial lighting and make better use of daylight.
Under the act, states and territories can opt out of daylight saving.
Daylight saving time will end on Sunday, Nov. 5, at 2 a.m. It isn't observed in Arizona (except the Navajo Nation), Hawaii, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, according to the Congressional Research Service.
If you live in Europe, you'll likely move your clock back to Standard Time in the wee hours of Sunday, Oct. 29 (); in Asia, most countries.
After moving to Boston a few years ago, Emswiler said he was horrified to see the sun set around 4 p.m. on cold winter days.
The bad news is that darkness will descend an hour earlier.
Frost argued the report gave less attention to other potentially negative impacts of a time zone change, including disruptions of public school schedules.