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Silas Walker, Deseret News
A pedestrian walks by the Capitol in Salt Lake City on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019.

SALT LAKE CITY — The 2019 legislative session opened Monday at 10 a.m.

Two new leaders will guide the 45-day session, with Sen. Stuart Adams set to preside over the Senate and Rep. Brad Wilson will become the next speaker of the House.

• Expected to be the top issue this year is reforming Utah's sales tax laws, though specific proposals are not expected immediately.

READ MORE: New Utah House speaker calls for even larger tax rate cut as Legislature convenes

• Utah Supreme Court Chief Justice Matthew B. Durrant will give the annual State of the Judiciary report Monday afternoon in separate addresses to each chamber, beginning at 2:15 p.m. in the House.

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