The Phoenix Open is in its second round on Friday, with more events this weekend. The annual event draws in hundreds of thousands of visitors each year, making North Scottsdale a high-traffic mess for the weekend
This is an election year, and elections themselves have been a big issue, both in Arizona, with the controversial law approved last year which lawmakers are now working to repeal and nationally, with the Supreme Court ruling invalidating parts of the Voting Rights Act.
A state House committee has approved legislation to create six more specialty license plates. The plates are important to the sponsoring organizations because they get $17 of the $25 the buyers pay to get the plates.
Golfers teed off Thursday morning in the first round of the Phoenix Open, but before spectators could get to the “greatest show on grass,” many had to get off the dirt. A long wait at a parking lot kept some spectators from getting to the grass as fast as they would have liked.