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Jon Elliston

Author Bios

Jon Elliston

Jon Elliston, news editor for the Asheville, North Carolina, Mountain
Xpress, is the author of Disaster in the Making, an investigative report
on FEMA funded by the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies.


News and Features

FEMA enjoyed bipartisan praise during the 1990s under
President Clinton. By the time Hurricane Katrina roared into the Gulf,
the Bush Administration had dismantled it.

When several soldiers killed their wives, an old problem was suddenly news.