SALT LAKE CITY — A bill to make daylight saving time permanent in Utah soared through the House Wednesday.

Discussion was lively, with multiple lawmakers cracking jokes about their personal reasons for wanting the change to be made. Final passage was 70-1.

The Legislature has been considering doing away with daylight saving time for years. SB59, sponsored by Sen. Wayne Harper, R-Taylorsville, is the first to pass both bodies. Continue Reading–>