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Stuart Adams elected as President of Utah State Senate

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SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) – The Utah Senate elected new leadership Thursday night.

Senator J. Stuart Adams was elected to serve as the President of the Utah State Senate. Representing District 22 in Davis County since 2009, he served as Majority Whip for the past six years and previously served four and half years in the Utah House of Representatives.

Also elected to the leadership team:

 “We will make every effort to be transparent and accessible as we represent our individual constituents, and the collective citizens of Utah. The new team is looking forward to working closely with members of the House Leadership team and the Governor’s Office to maintain Utah’s place as the best state in the nation,” said Adams.

Adams said as Utah’s population grows the leadership’s priorities are education and workforce development as well as the development of physical infrastructures like water, transportation, and land use. 

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