Off the Record

Fridays at 8:30pm on WKAR HD. Sundays at 12:30pm and 11:30pm

Tim Skubick
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Weekly Michigan Public TV coverage of the governor’s office, the state legislature, the political campaign trail, and state government. With senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick and his capitol press corps colleagues.

Viewpoints expressed by guests and the host of "Off the Record" are solely those of the individuals. As a nonpartisan media network and producer of "Off the Record," WKAR welcomes guests and political analysts with differing perspectives and insights to openly discuss current issues as a venue for insightful public debate. Discussions on the show are taped live and unedited.

After the episode taping concludes, the guest and panel continue to chat.

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Off the Record | July 21, 2017

Jul 21, 2017

Topic: Race for Governor.  Guest. Rep. Peter Lucido, (R) Macomb County.

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Off the Record | July 14, 2017

Jul 5, 2017

Special former state capitol press corps edition.  Topic: The state of political news coverage.

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Off the Record | July 7, 2017

Jul 5, 2017

Correspondents Edition. Topic:  Six months in town.  What have lawmakers done to you and for you?

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Off the Record | June 30, 2017

Jun 29, 2017

Topic: The race for US Senate Guest: Sen. Curtis Hertel, Jr., (D) Meridian Township

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Rob and Tim with emmys
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WKAR Public Media staff, associates, and their colleagues in the School of Journalism at Michigan State University were honored with five wins at the 2017 Regional Emmy® Awards on Saturday, June 10, at the MotorCity Casino in Detroit.

Off the Record | June 23, 2017

Jun 22, 2017

Topic: Gov. vs. House GOP on good jobs.  Guest: Rep. Jim Lower, (R) Cedar Lake.

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Rep. Jim Lower | OTR OVERTIME | June 23, 2017

Jun 22, 2017

After the episode taping concludes, the guest and panel continue to chat.

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Off the Record | June 16, 2017

Jun 15, 2017

Topic: Criminal charges in Flint Water Crisis. Guest: Sen. David Hildenbrand (R).

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Tom Lambert | OTR OVERTIME | June 9, 2017

Jun 9, 2017

After the episode taping concludes, the guest and panel continue to chat.

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Off the Record | June 9, 2017

Jun 9, 2017
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Topic: End to GOP feud over teachers pensions.  Guest: Tom Lambert, Michigan Open Carry, Inc.

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Off the Record | June 2, 2017

May 31, 2017

Topic:  Debate over part time legislature.  Guest: Jeremy Moss (D) Southfield.

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Off the Record | May 26, 2017

May 25, 2017

Correspondents Edition.  Topic: Gov. Snyder vs. GOP on teachers pension.

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Off the Record | May 19, 2017

May 19, 2017

Topic: Michigan angle of Trump investigation. Guest: Dr. Linda Brundage, anti gun lobby.

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Off the Record | May 12, 2017

May 12, 2017

Topic: Dan Kildee drops out of Gov's race.  Guest: Trial attorney Geoffrey Fieger.

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