About Amos Maki
BiographyAmos Maki joined The Commercial Appeal as a business reporter in 2005. His beats included residential and commercial real estate and economic development. Maki now covers City Hall. Prior to coming the CA, he was a reporter at the Memphis Business Journal. Amos is married to Aisling Maki and they have a daughter, Bridie.
- City Hall reporter
10/09/2007 - current
City of Memphis financial plan being crafted
Updated 02/04/2013 at 8:40 p.m.
Memphis Mayor A C Wharton, whose administration will update City Council members Tuesday on a long-term financial blueprint, said "nothing was sacred" as a planning team reviewed potential cuts and revenue sources in the city's budget.
Memphis could add civil rights activist's name to park named after Confederate leader
Updated 02/04/2013 at 6:52 p.m.
Councilman Myron Lowery is proposing adding the name of Ida B. Wells, a journalist and anti-lynching crusader, to Forrest Park.
Two teens shot at community center, just before Memphis mayor launches campaign against youth gun violence
Published 01/25/2013 at 8:28 p.m.
Before Memphis mayor introduces plan to reduce youth gun violence, two teenagers shot at community center
Memphis mayor renews call for sales-tax increase in his state-of-the-city address
Updated 01/26/2013 at 12:10 a.m.
Memphis Mayor A C Wharton used his state-of-the-city address Friday to renew his call for a half-cent sales-tax increase.
Settlement gives Memphis control of Beale Street
Published 01/23/2013 at 6:32 p.m.
A federal bankruptcy judge approved a settlement Wednesday which effectively gives the city of Memphis control of the Beale Street Entertainment District.
Memphis City Council approves plan for area around Pyramid arena
Updated 01/22/2013 at 11:49 p.m.
The City Council approved Tuesday a planned development for The Pyramid and the area around it.
Memphis City Council member leaves meeting in tears after defense of historic KKK leader
Updated 01/22/2013 at 6:48 p.m.
The emotionally charged issue of renaming Forrest Park landed at City Council Tuesday, leading one council member to leave in tears.
Memphis City Council committee sends sales-tax increase resolution to full body
Updated 01/23/2013 at 12:09 a.m.
Under a plan introduced in City Council committee Tuesday, a free prekindergarten program for 4-year-olds in Memphis would be funded by a sales-tax increase.
Memphis dispute over name of park moves to City Council
Updated 01/21/2013 at 11:27 p.m.
Memphis City Council member Myron Lowery plans to introduce an ordinance Tuesday to honor the civil rights heroine Ida B. Wells at Forrest Park, which now commemorates a Confederate Civil War officer and onetime grand wizard of the Ku Klux ...
Memphis opens 311 complaint center at City Hall
Published 01/18/2013 at 7:16 p.m.
Memphis launches 311 center
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