Nancy Cook Lauer

Nancy Cook Lauer earned her reporting chops as a statehouse bureau chief in Tallahassee, Florida, during the contested 2000 presidential election. Holding a master's in information science from Florida State University and a bachelor's in psychology from Old Dominion University in Virginia, Lauer currently covers local government for the Big Island daily newspaper West Hawaii Today and curates a daily government and political news blog, All Hawaii News.