Capital Beat: Is it time for a zone change in New Hampshire?
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The revolt has been a quiet one. For years, advocates in a small circle of New England states have entertained a radical idea: throwing off the tyrannical yoke of Eastern Standard Time and choosing a different path.
This year, they’re closer than ever to pulling it off.
On Thursday, the New Hampshire House passed a bill to remove New Hampshire from Eastern Standard Time and convert to Atlantic Standard Time all year-round – eliminating Daylight Savings. The catch: Maine and Massachusetts must also take the plunge.