Reminder: Spring ahead this weekend for Daylight Savings Time

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This weekend the clocks “spring” ahead one hour for Daylight Savings Time.

Clocks move one hour ahead Saturday night, but many states have pushed back against the change.

In Florida, lawmakers are trying to pass the "Sunshine Protection Act," which would let Florida remain on daylight saving time year-round.

If Florida Gov. Rick Scott signs the “Sunshine Protection Act,” Congress would need to amend existing federal law to allow the change. The governor has not given any indication of whether he’ll sign it.

While the rest of the East would set their clocks back in the fall, Florida wouldn’t, leaving it with more sunshine in the evening during the winter. Northwest

Florida is currently in the Central time zone.

Hawaii, most of Arizona, and a handful of U.S. territories do not observe daylight saving time.

The Associated Press news wire service contributed to this report.

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