Off the Record

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Tim Skubick
Tim Skubick

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.

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TV Made in Michigan
12:29 pm
Fri May 1, 2015

Off the Record | May, 1, 2015 | #4445

Paul Mitchell and Brad Williams appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick

In this week's edition of Off the Record, Paul Mitchell and Brad Williams join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick in a debate over Proposal One. Williams supports the proposal, while Mitchell opposes it.

 

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TV Made in Michigan
4:08 pm
Thu April 23, 2015

Off the Record | April 24, 2015 | #4444

Paul Homeniuk, Michigan Green Party, appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.

The panel discusses the revamping Michigan's no fault car insurance law. The guest is Michigan Green Party Membership Secretary, Paul Homeniuk. Bill Ballenger, Chad Livengood and Kyle Melinn join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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TV Made in Michigan
4:41 pm
Fri April 17, 2015

Off the Record | April 17, 2015 |#4443

Tony Trupiano, Dennis Lennox, Brandon Hall and Eric Baerren

In a special bloggers edition of Off the Record, the panel take on everything under the dome. Tony Trupiano, Dennis Lennox, Brandon Hall and Eric Baerren join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.  

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TV Made in Michigan
2:21 pm
Fri April 10, 2015

Off the Record | April 10, 2015 | #4442

Jase Bolger and Randy Richardville appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.

Former Michigan Legislative leader Jase Bolger and Randy Richardville join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick to discuss all things politics.

 

 

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TV Made in Michigan
1:55 pm
Fri April 3, 2015

Off the Record | April 3, 2015 |#4441

Sen. (D) Senate Democratic Leader Jim Ananich, appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.

The panel discusses lawmakers leaving on spring break.  What gets left behind?   The guest is Senate Democratic Leader Jim Ananich.  Bill Ballenger, Kathy Gray and Zoe Clark join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

 

 

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TV Made in Michigan
1:49 pm
Thu March 26, 2015

Off the Record | March 27, 2015 | #4440

Rep. Harvey Santana, (D) Detroit, appearing on Off the Record.

The panel discusses Republican opposition to the Governor's education agenda. The guest is Rep. Harvey Santana (D), Detroit, who serves as the minority vice chair of the House Budget Committee. Kyle Melinn, Emily Lawler and Chad Livingood join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick. 

   

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TV Made in Michigan
1:38 pm
Thu March 19, 2015

Off the Record | March 20, 2015 | #4439

Rep. Jeff Irwin, (D) Ann Arbor, appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.

The panel discusses the Prop One campaign.  The guest is Rep. Jeff Irwin (D), Ann Arbor, working to legalize marijuana. Chuck Stokes, Kathy Gray, and Bill Ballenger join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.
 

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TV Made in Michigan
4:08 pm
Thu March 12, 2015

Off the Record | March, 13, 2015 | #4438

Ronna Romney McDaniel appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.

The panel discusses Governor Snyder vs. the state board of education on reforming schools.  The guest is State Republican Party Chair, Ronna Romney McDaniel.  Susan Demas, Zoe Clark, and Chad Livengood join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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TV Made in Michigan
9:36 am
Thu March 5, 2015

Off the Record |March, 6, 2015 | #4437

Rep. Mary Rose Robinson, (D) Detroit, appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.

The panel discusses an update on Proposal 1. The guest is Rep. Mary Rose Robinson, (D) Detroit, who
wants body cameras on police officers. Emily Lawler, Rick Pluta and Bill Ballenger join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

 

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TV Made in Michigan
2:51 pm
Thu February 26, 2015

Off the Record | February 27, 2015 | #4436

 

The panel discusses proposal 1. The guest is Brad Williams, Vice President, Detroit Regional Chamber Government Relations, who supports Safe Roads Yes! on proposal 1.  Jonathan Oosting, Kathy Gray and Bill Ballenger join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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TV Made in Michigan
10:27 am
Thu February 19, 2015

Off the Record | February 20, 2015 | #4435

State Budget Director John Roberts appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick

The panel discusses an update on the sales tax ballot proposal and funding for K-12 Schools. The guest is State Budget Director, John Roberts. Kyle Melinn, Emily Lawler and Zachary Gorchow join Tim Skubick.

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TV Made in Michigan
2:27 pm
Thu February 12, 2015

Off the Record | February 13, 2015 | #4434

Rep. Kevin Cotter appearing on Off The Record with Tim Skubick.

The panel discusses the release of Governor Snyder’s budget and the lawmakers reaction.  The guest is the Republican Speaker of the House Kevin Cotter.  Bill Ballenger, Chuck Stokes and Chad Livengood join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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TV Made in Michigan
7:57 am
Fri February 6, 2015

Off the Record | February 6, 2015 | #4433

Paul Mitchell from the Coalition Against Higher Taxes, appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick,

The panel discusses and update on the sales tax campaign.  The guest is Paul Mitchell from the Coalition Against Higher Taxes.  Bill Ballenger, Zoe Clark, and Kathy Gray join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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TV Made in Michigan
9:16 am
Fri January 30, 2015

Off the Record | January 30, 2015 | #4432

Greg McNeilly from the Michigan Freedom Fund, appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.

The panel discusses the Governor's launch of the sales tax hike.  The guest is Greg McNeilly from the Michigan Freedom Fund. Rick Pluta, Paul Egan and Chad Livengood join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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TV Made in Michigan
9:43 am
Fri January 23, 2015

Off the Record | January 23, 2015 | #4431

Tea Party Leader Wes Nakagiri appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.

The panel discusses Governor Snyder adding more spending to sales tax hike ballot proposal.  The guest is Tea Party Leader, Wes Nakagiri, who opposes the sales tax hike.  Chris Christoff, Zack Gorchow and Jonathan Oosting join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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TV Made in Michigan
10:26 am
Thu January 15, 2015

Off the Record | January 16, 2015 | #4430

Chad Livengood, Kathy Gray, Zoe Clark and Bill Ballenger appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.

An all reporters edition as the panel discusses the lawmakers return to Lansing, the Governor’s foot injury and Dave Agema in trouble again.  Chad Livengood, Zoe Clark, Kathy Gray and Bill Ballenger join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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TV Made in Michigan
1:59 pm
Thu January 8, 2015

Off the Record | January 9, 2014 | #4429

Keith Allard appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.

This week the panel discusses a fight between the governor and republicans over rolling back the state income tax.  The guest is Keith Allard, from Grand Rapids, who opposes the governors sales tax hike for roads.  Rick Pluta, Kyle Melinn, and Emily Lawler join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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TV Made in Michigan
9:36 am
Sat January 3, 2015

Off the Record | January 2, 2014 | #4428

Jonathan Oosting, Zoe Clark, Susan Demas and Chuck Stokes appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.

Correspondents edition.  The panel looks ahead at the new year and the brand new legislature.  What does that mean for you?  Jonathan Oosting, Zoe Clark, Susan Demas and Chuck Stokes join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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TV Made in Michigan
9:48 am
Tue December 23, 2014

Off the Record | December 26, 2014 | #4427

Chuck Stokes, Zoe Clark, Chad Livengood and Bill Ballenger appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.

An all-correspondents, year in review edition of Off the Record, the panel looks back at 2014 and discuss what did lawmakers and the governor did for you.  Bill Ballenger, Zoe Clark, Chad Livengood and Chuck Stokes join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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TV Made in Michigan
1:31 pm
Thu December 18, 2014

Off the Record | December 19, 2014 | #4426

Bill Ballenger, Zoe Clark, Susan Demas and John Lindstrom appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.

An all-correspondents, legislative wrap up edition of Off the Record.  The panel discusses what lawmakers and the governor did and did not do in the past year.  Bill Ballenger, Zoe Clark, John Lindstrom and Susan Demas join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick. 

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TV Made in Michigan
4:27 pm
Thu December 11, 2014

Off the Record | December 12, 2014 | #4425

Rep. Sam Singh, (D) East Lansing, appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.

The panel discusses the possibility of raising taxes to fix the roads.  The guest is Rep. Sam Singh, (D) East Lansing, who will take over as house minority floor leader at the beginning of next year.  Rick Pluta, Emily Lawler and Kyle Melinn join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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TV Made in Michigan
9:39 am
Fri December 5, 2014

Off the Record | December 5, 2014 | #4424

Rep. Pete Lund, (R) Macomb County appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.

The panel discusses an update on the road funding package.  The guest is Rep. Peter Lund, (R) Macomb County to discuss changing the electoral college in Michigan.  Kathy Gray, Chuck Stokes and Jonathan Oosting join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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TV Made in Michigan
1:17 am
Wed November 26, 2014

Off the Record | November 28, 2014 | #4423

Senator Carl Levin, appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.
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Sunday, November 30 - 12:30pm WKAR-HD | This week senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick welcomes the senior U.S. Senator from Michigan, Carl Levin. WATCH IT HERE NOW

This week senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick welcomes 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 much, much more.

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TV Made in Michigan
10:59 am
Wed November 19, 2014

Off the Record | November 21, 2014 | #4422

Emily Dievendorf, the Executive Director of Equality Michigan appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.

This week the panel discusses efforts to revamp the electoral college in Michigan.  The guest is Emily Dievendorf, the Executive Director of Equality Michigan.  Jonathan Oosting, Zoe Clark, and Bill Ballenger join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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TV Made in Michigan
10:28 am
Fri November 14, 2014

Off the Record | November 14, 2014 | #4421

Denise Donohue, appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.

This week the panel discusses the Senate's struggle with road funding.  The guest is Denise Donohue from the County Road Association of Michigan.  Kyle Melinn, Emily Lawler and Chad Livengood join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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TV Made in Michigan
8:12 am
Fri November 7, 2014

Off the Record | November 7, 2014 | #4420

Chuck Stokes, Kathy Gray, Rick Pluta and Bill Ballenger appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.

This week an all correspondents edition as the panel breaks down the election results and its impact on Michigan.  Bill Ballenger, Rick Pluta, Kathy Gray, and Chuck Stokes join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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TV Made in Michigan
3:27 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

Off the Record | October 31, 2014 | #4419

Lon Johnson and Bobby Schostak appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.

The panel discusses the final push before the election and an update on the latest polls.  The guests are Lon Johnson, the Michigan Democratic Party Chair and Bobby Schostak, the Michigan Republican Party Chair.  Kathy Gray, Zack Gorchow and Jonathan Oosting join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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TV Made in Michigan
8:13 am
Fri October 24, 2014

Off the Record | October 24, 2014 | #4418

Bill Ballenger, Kyle Melinn, Zoe Clark and Rick Pluta appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.

An all reporters edition as the panel discusses the elections in the home stretch, political ads get ugly and Bill Clinton in Michigan to support democrats.  Rick Pluta, Zoe Clark, Kyle Melinn and Bill Ballenger join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

 

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TV Made in Michigan
8:17 am
Fri October 17, 2014

Off the Record | October 17, 2014 | #4417

Former Lieutenant Governor John Cherry, appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.

The panel discusses the Governor and Senate races and ebola.  The guest is former Lieutenant Governor John Cherry.  Chris Christof, Susan Demas, and Kathy Gray join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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TV Made in Michigan
11:40 am
Mon October 13, 2014

WATCH NOW: Analysis - Gubernatorial Town Hall - an OTR Special

Tim Skubick and colleagues provide analysis of the 2014 Gubernatorial Town Hall Forum with Governor Rick Snyder and Congressman Mark Schauer.

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