The Georgia Senate passed legislation Wednesday that would put the Peach State on standard time all year. The bill, which senators approved 46-7, would... Standard time measure passes state Senate

The Georgia Senate passed legislation Wednesday that would put the Peach State on standard time all year. The bill, which senators approved 46-7, would do away with switching back and forth twice a year between standard and daylight time, a system studies have shown disrupts sleep patterns. Interfering with sleep during the two weeks following time changes every March and November impacts Georgians’ health and causes mood swings, said Sen. Ben Watson, R-Savannah, the bill’s chief sponsor.

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