Off the Record

WKAR 23 Fridays at 8:30pm Sundays at 1:00pm and 11:30pm

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
10:20 am
Thu October 9, 2014

Off the Record | October 10, 2014 | #4416

Kary Moss, Executive Director of the Michigan ACLU appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.

The panel discusses Terri Lynn Land's campaign in trouble and Governor Snyder speaks out on ebola.  The guest is Kary Moss, the Executive Director of Michigan ACLU.  Rick Pluta, Chad Livengood and Zack Gorchow join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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TV Made in Michigan
4:51 pm
Thu October 2, 2014

Off the Record | October 3, 2014 | #4415

Bill Ballenger, Kathy Gray, Emily Lawler and John Lindstrom appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.

A special all-correspondents edition as the panel discusses new polls, the Governor’s first town hall,  and a new Aramark contract.  Emily Lawler, Kathy Gray, Bill Ballenger and John Lindstrom join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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TV Made in Michigan
9:52 am
Fri September 26, 2014

Off the Record | September 26, 2014 | #4414

Cindy Gamrat, appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.

The panel discusses Governor Snyder and Mark Schauer to meet and what is President Obama's effect on state races.  The guest is Cindy Gamrat, Tea Party candidate for Michigan House.  Jonathan Oosting, Kyle Melinn and Kathy Gray join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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TV Made in Michigan
9:45 am
Thu September 18, 2014

Off the Record | September 19, 2014 | #4413

House Democratic Leader Tim Greimel appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.

The panel discusses Govenor Snyder's push for town halls and an update on Aramark.  The guest is House Democratic leader Tim Greimel.  Bill Ballenger, Emily Lawler, and Zoe Clark join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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TV Made in Michigan
1:41 pm
Fri September 12, 2014

Off the Record | September 12, 2014 | #4412

Director of Michigan Department of Community Health, Jim Haveman appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.

The panel discusses new polling data and legislature closing a $1 billion hole in state services.  The guest is the Director of the Michigan Department of Community Health, Jim Haveman.   Susan Demas, Chad Livengood and Rick Pluta join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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12:13 pm
Fri September 12, 2014

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TV Made in Michigan
9:36 am
Thu September 4, 2014

Off the Record | September 5, 2014 | #4411

Steve Mitchell appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.

The panel discusses new campaign ads in the Governor’s race and an update on the U.S. Senate Race.  The guest is Steve Mitchell from Mitchell Research.  Chuck Stokes, Bill Ballenger and John Lindstrom join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

  

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TV Made in Michigan
9:03 am
Fri August 29, 2014

Off the Record | August 29, 2014 | #4410

Senate Democratic Leader Gretchen Whitmer, appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.

The panel recaps the Democratic and Republican conventions and looks forward to what is next for both parties.  The guest is Senate Democratic Leader Gretchen Whitmer.  Kyle Melinn, Kathy Gray and Chad Livengood join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

  

  

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TV Made in Michigan
2:21 pm
Thu August 21, 2014

Off the Record | August 22, 2014 | #4409

Sen. Rick Jones (R) Grand Ledge, appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.

The panel discusses the state conventions and possible trouble for a Governor's aid.  The guest is Republican Senator Rick Jones from Grand Ledge.  Emily Lawler, Bill Ballenger and Paul Egan join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.  

   

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TV Made in Michigan
3:00 pm
Fri August 15, 2014

Off the Record | August 15, 2014 | #4408

Todd Courser appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.

The panel discusses Governor Snyder on the Detroit floods, the housing director resigns and wolf hunting.  The guest is Todd Courser from the Tea Party.  Jonathan Oosting, Kyle Melinn and Zoe Clark  join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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TV Made in Michigan
2:35 pm
Thu August 7, 2014

Off the Record | August 8, 2014 | #4407

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

A post-election, all reporters edition of Off the Record.  Bill Ballenger, Emily Lawler, Kathy Gray and Chad Livengood join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick for a recap of Tuesday’s primary elections.

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TV Made in Michigan
4:41 pm
Wed July 30, 2014

Off the Record | August 1, 2014 | #4406

Warren Mayor Jim Fouts appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.

The panel discusses Mark Schauer’s jobs plan and Richard Bernstein to run for Michigan Supreme Court.  The guest is Warren Mayor Jim Fouts.  Kyle Melinn, Rick Pluta and Bill Ballenger join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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TV Made in Michigan
11:49 am
Fri July 25, 2014

Off the Record | July 25, 2014 | #4405

Rob Fowler, appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.

The panel discusses the tightening of the governors race and a prison break report.  The guest is Rob Fowler, President and CEO of the Small Business Association of Michigan.  Chad Livengood, Kathy Gray and Rick Pluta join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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TV Made in Michigan
12:28 pm
Fri July 18, 2014

Off the Record | July 18, 2014 | #4404

The panel discusses lawmakers return for a one day session and updates to the Governor and U.S. Senate races.  The guest is Rep. Tim Greimel, the House Minority Leader who's hoping to become Speaker next year.  Chris Christoff, Chuck Stokes and Kyle Melinn join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

 

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TV Made in Michigan
4:07 pm
Fri July 11, 2014

Off the Record | July 11, 2014 | #4403

Sen. Randy Richardville appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.

The panel discusses a review of the prison food contract and the possibility of Mitt Romney making another run for the white house.  The guest is Senate Republican leader Randy Richardville.  Zoe Clark, Zack Gorchow and Kathy Gray join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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TV Made in Michigan
12:36 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

Off the Record | July 4, 2014 | #4402

Sandy Baruah, CEO of the Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce, appearing on Off the Record with TIm Skubick.

This week on Off the Record, the panel discusses the Governor’s signing of the education bill plus updates on the Governor and U.S. Senate races.  The guest is the CEO of the Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce, Sandy Baruah.

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TV Made in Michigan
12:53 pm
Thu June 26, 2014

Off the Record | June 27, 2014 | #4401

Dan Quisenberry, President of MAPSA, appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.

This week on Off the Record, the panel discusses the charter schools and new chairs in the House.  The guest is Dan Quisenberry, President, Michigan Association of Public School Academies.  Bill Ballenger, Kathy Gray and Kyle Melinn join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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TV Made in Michigan
12:31 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

Off the Record | June 20, 2014 | #4352

Pastor Stacy Swimp appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.

This week on Off the Record, the panel discusses the state hiring felons as caregivers and the Governor's race heats up. The guest is Pastor Stacy Swimp, from Revive Alive Missional Ministry to discuss opposition to gay marriage. Chad Livengood, Chris Christoff and Paul Egan join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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TV Made in Michigan
2:01 pm
Thu June 12, 2014

Off the Record | June 13, 2014 | #4351

This week on Off the Record, a special all correspondents edition.  The panel discusses an update on roads, school funding and politicians hit the campaign trail.  Bill Ballenger, Emily Lawler, John Lindstrom and Rick Pluta join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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TV Made in Michigan
2:08 pm
Fri June 6, 2014

Off the Record | June 6, 2014 | #4350

This week on Off the Record, a special all correspondents edition.  The panel discusses the grand bargain for Detroit, the state budget and more funding for roads.  Bill Ballenger, Kyle Melinn, Kathy Gray and Chad Livengood join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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TV Made in Michigan
1:25 pm
Thu May 29, 2014

Off the Record | May 30, 2014 | #4349

Epic-MRA Pollster Bernie Porn appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick,

This week on Off the Record, the panel discusses minimum wage passing, Land on the auto rescue, and Detroit aid teed-up. The guest is Bernie Porn, EPIC-MRA pollster. Susan Demas, Chris Christoff, and Zack Gorchow join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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TV Made in Michigan
2:31 pm
Thu May 22, 2014

Off the Record | May 23, 2014 | #4348

Rep. John Walsh (R), Livonia appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.

This week on Off the Record, the panel discusses Detroit aid package moving and more road money. The guest is Rep. John Walsh, (R) Livonia. Susan Demas, Emily Lawler, and Zoe Clark join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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TV Made in Michigan
11:54 am
Fri May 16, 2014

Off the Record | May 16, 2014 | #4347

Off the Record with Tim Skubick

This week on Off The Record, it's a correspondents edition, with Chuck Stokes, Bill Ballenger, Chad Livengood and Kyle Melinn joining senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick. The panel discusses the fall of state revenues, Dunnan's pitch for Detroit aid, a U.S. Senate update, and minimum wage battles.

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TV Made in Michigan
1:31 pm
Thu May 8, 2014

Off the Record | May 9, 2014 | #4346

Rep. Greg MacMaster (R) Kewadin, appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.

This week on Off the Record, the panel discusses an update on road funding and the house budgets start to move.  The guest is Rep. Greg MacMaster (R) Kewadin.  Bill Ballenger, Kathy Gray and Emily Lawler join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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TV Made in Michigan
12:41 pm
Fri May 2, 2014

Off the Record | May 2, 2014 | #4345

Joe Schwarz, appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick

This week on Off the Record, the panels discusses new funds for roads and Kevin Orr visits the capitol this week.  The guest is former U.S. Congressman Joe Schwarz.  Susan Demas, Rick Pluta and Chad Livengood join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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TV Made in Michigan
1:17 pm
Fri April 25, 2014

Off the Record | April 25, 2014 | #4344

Matt Marsden, appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick

This week on Off the Record the panel discusses the Supreme Court decision to uphold the state's affirmative action ban and the EAA debate.  The guest is politcal consultant Matt Marsden.  Bill Ballenger, Paul Egan and Emily Lawler join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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TV Made in Michigan
12:03 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

Off the Record | April 18, 2014 | #4343

Saul Anuzis, appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick

This week on Off the Record the panel discusses the road package, and Mark Schauer's educational plan. The guest is Saul Anuzis.  Chad Livengood, Zoe Clark and Kyle Melinn join senior capital correspondent Tim Skubick.

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TV Made in Michigan
2:56 pm
Fri April 11, 2014

Off the Record | April 11, 2014 | #4342

This week on Off the Record, it's a bloggers edition.  The panel discusses Terri Lynn Land's U.S. Senate run, the Governor's race and marijuana votes.

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TV Made in Michigan
1:26 pm
Fri April 4, 2014

Off the Record | April 4, 2014 | #4341

Former GOP Senate Leader Ken Sikkema appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.

This week on Off the Record the panel discusses Mark Schauer’s running mate, the scramble for congressional seats and a new road plan.

The guest is former senate GOP Leader, Ken Sikkema. Bill Ballenger, Rick Pluta and Kathy Gray join senior capital correspondent Tim Skubick.

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TV Made in Michigan
1:27 pm
Fri March 28, 2014

Off the Record | March 28, 2014 | #4340

Arlan Meekhof, appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.

This week on Off the Record the panel discusses gay marriage twists and turns, the Democrats accuse the Governor of nepotism, and Mike Rogers not running for re-election. The guest is Senator Arlen Meekhof (R).  Bill Ballenger, Rick Pluta and Emily Lawler join senior capital correspondent Tim Skubick.

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