Tim Skubick

Anchor and Producer of Off the Record

Tim Skubick is anchor and producer of the weekly public TV series "Off the Record." “Off the Record” is seen on Michigan public television stations and has an audience of 100,000 viewers each week.

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Last month, WKAR-TV capitol correspondent and "Off The Record" host Tim Skubick welcomed the senior U.S. Senator from Michigan, Carl Levin. On the eve of his retirement, Sen. Levin discusses what sparked his interest in politics, lessons learned from nearly four decades in the senate, his post-senate plans, and more.

The panel discusses the State Senate's approval of Blue Cross bill and how the second debate played in Michigan.

The guests are Mark Brewer, state Democratic chair and Bobby Schostak, state Republican chair.

Bill Ballenger, Kyle Melinn and Chad Livengood join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

After the episode taping concludes, guests and panel continue to chat. Macomb County Executive with Bill Ballenger, Chirs Christoff, Chuck Stokes, and Tim Skubick. #OTRwkar 

The panel discusses ballot plans, the controversy over the citizenship check off box and the vice presidential debate.

The guest is Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel.

Bill Ballenger, Chris Christoff and Chuck Stokes join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.


After the episode taping concludes, guests and panel continue to chat. Dianne Byrum and Ken Sikkema debate Prop 3, the renewable energy proposal with Karen Bouffard, John Lindstrom, Kyle Melinn, and Tim Skubick.

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The panel discusses how the first presidential debate played in Michigan.

Later on Ken Sikkema and Dianne Byrum debate Prop 3, the renewable energy proposal.

Kyle Melinn, Karen Bouffard and John Lindstrom join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.


After the episode taping concludes, guest and panel continue to chat. Gene Clem from the West Michigan Tea Party Alliance with Ron Dzwonkowski, Zack Gorchow, Emily Lawler, and Tim Skubick.#OTRwkar 

The panel discusses a possible re-do of the emergency manager law and will Mike Duggan run for Detroit mayor?

The guest is Gene Clem, from the West Michigan Tea Party.

Ron Dwonkowski, Zachary Gorchow and Emily Lawler join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

After the episode taping concludes, guest and panel continue to chat. Charlie Owens , lobbyist, Independent Businesses with Bill Ballenger, Susan Demas, Chad Livengood, and Tim Skubick.
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The panel discusses the new presidential poll and the U.S. Senate race.

The Guest is Charlie Owens a lobbyist for Independent Businesses.

Chad Livengood, Susan Demas and Bill Ballenger join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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The panel discusses the new presidential poll and Jennifer Granholm's speech at Democratic National Convention.

The Guest is Roger Martin from Defend Michigan Democracy.

Rick Pluta, Chris Christoff and Bill Ballenger join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.


The panel discusses the finalizing of the ballot proposals and the Governor signs teacher bill.

The Guest is Rep. Peter Lund, (R) Macomb County.

Karen Bouffard, Kyle Melinn and Paul Egan join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

After the episode taping concludes, guest and panel continue to chat. Rep. Jeff Irwin, (D) Ann Arbor, with Bill Ballenger, Emily Lawler, Zachary Gorchow, and Tim Skubick.
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The panel discusses the grand jury probe into election fraud and the ballot battle continues.

The guest is Rep. Jeff Irwin, (D) Ann Arbor.

Bill Ballenger, Emily Lawler and Zachary Gorchow join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.



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Correspondents Edition. The panel discusses what issues will be on the ballot and what will get left off, state Democrats want a grand jury investigation of the Roy Schmidt scandal and Snyder gives in on health care.

Paul Egan, Kyle Melinn, Chad Livengood and John Lindstrom join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.
 

The panel discusses what issues are on the ballot and lawmakers return from break.

The guest is Kary Moss from Michigan ACLU.

Bill Ballenger, Susan Demas and Paul Egan join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.



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Correspondents Edition. The panel discusses Hoekstra's win in the primary, the confusion over a ballot checkbox, what we learned from the House races and the McCotter investigation ends.

After the episode concludes taping, Pete Hoekstra, Clark Durant and Randy Hekman, continue the discussion with Tim Skubick. #OTRwkar

The three Republicans running for U.S. Senate from Michigan join Tim Skubick in this special primary election edition.

Pete Hoekstra, Clark Durant and Randy Hekman will debate in this single-moderator, no rules-format special edition of Off the Record.

The panel discusses the State Supreme Court hearing on the emergency manager law and the hearings on healthcare begin. The guest is Bridget Mary McCormack, Candidate for State Supreme Court.

The panel discusses the ruling that the Roy Schmidt election fraud was not a crime, healthcare get put on hold and a plan to overhaul the School Aid Act.

The guest is Republican Attorney Richard McLlellan.

Paul Egan, Kathy Barks Hoffman and Chad Livengood join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.
 

After the episode taping concludes, guest and panel continue to chat.  Nancy Cassis a Republican Congressional candidate from the 11th district, with Bill Ballengar, Kathy Barks Hoffman, Zachary Gorchow and Tim Skubick. #OTRwkar

The panel discusses the resignation of Thad McCotter, the filing of petition names and lawmakers return from break.

The guest is Nancy Cassis, (R) 11th District Congressional Candidate.

Zachary Gorchow, Bill Ballenger and Kathy Barks Hoffman join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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Blogger edition: The panel weighs in on the Presidential race in Michigan, Who will gain control of the house in Michigan, an update in the U.S. Senate race and ballot proposals.

Political bloggers Joe DiSano, Zack Stanton, Jack Spencer and Ray Hamman join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

Pollsters Edition. The panel discusses the presidential race in Michigan, how the Governor is doing, the U.S. Senate race and ballot proposals.

Pollsters Dennis Denno, Bernie Porn, Steve Mitchell and Paul King join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

Correspondents Edition. The panel discusses Mitt Romney's visit to Michigan, new ballot proposals are on the table, The "V" word controversy continues and the possibility of a white mayor in Detroit.

Kathy Barks Hoffman, Bill Ballenger, Kyle Melinn and Rick Pluta join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

After the episode taping concludes, guest and panel continue to chat. Rep Phil Cavanagh, (D) Redford Township, with Bill Ballengar, Alisha Green, Chad Livengood and Tim Skubick. #OTRwkar

The panel discusses Governor Snyder's plan to move ahead on Detroit-Windsor bridge, debate over the "V-word", state lawmakers are off on break and what awaits them when the return.

The guest is Representative Phil Cavanagh, (D) from Redford Township.

Chad Livengood, Bill Ballenger and Alisha Green join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

The panel discusses the completion of the state budget, Rep. Thad McCotter ends campaign for write-in votes and the Snyder recall effort ends.

The guest is John Nixon, the state budget director.

The panel discusses tax cuts, a signature issue for Representative Thad McCotter, and the state budget.

The guest is Republican strategist John Yob.

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