RENO, Nev. (KRNV & MyNews4.com) - The News 4 Fact Finder team has been honored for it's investigative work with an Emmy nomination for the "Silver State Secrets" series. It shed light on problems ranging from loopholes in lobbyist reporting requirements, to troubles in obtaining public records, to a lack of transparency in the lawmaking process. Links for our five stories in the series are on the left side of this story.
The Emmy nomination is in the region that includes the television markets of San Francisco-San Jose, Sacramento, Fresno, Salinas-Monterey, Chico-Redding, Eureka, Hawaii and Reno.
The other nominees in the investigative report category include California-based Center for Investigative Reporting and two nominations for NBC Bay Area.
The Silver State Secrets series recently won a regional Edward R. Murrow Award as well.