Georgia Sen. Ben Watson doesn’t care whether the Peach State observes standard time all year or daylight saving time. Watson, R-Savannah, a physician, just wants Georgians to pick one or the other because studies show switching back and forth every six months causes heart disease and sleeping disorders. “I prefer either way,” he said. “Let’s quit changing it.” Watson pre-filed two bills this month, one calling for a nonbinding advisory referendum asking Georgians whether they would rather the state observe standard time all year, daylight saving time all year, or whether they would rather continue switching between the two.
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