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, guest and panel continue to chat.

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Off the Record 1/15/16 | Ep. 4529

Jan 15, 2016

Topic: The Flint water controversy.  The guest is Dennis Muchmore, the Governor's Chief of Staff.

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Off the Record 1/8/16 | Ep. 4528

Jan 8, 2016

Topic: Governor Snyder signs controversial proposal funding legislation.  Guest: Chris Wigent, the Executive Director of the Michigan Association of School Administrators.

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Off the Record 1/2/16 | Ep. 4527

Dec 21, 2015

Year in Review Correspondents Edition. Panel revisits the top news making stories of 2015.

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Off the Record 12/25/15 | Ep. 4526

Dec 21, 2015

Guest: Frank Kelley, nation's longest serving state attorney general.

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Evening with the Governor 2015

Dec 17, 2015

Governor Rick Snyder and First Lady Sue Snyder reflect on the past year in Michigan politics with Off the Record anchor Tim Skubick.  

Off the Record 12/18/15 | Ep. 4525

Dec 17, 2015

Correspondents Edition. Panel discusses a hectic end to the legislative year.

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After the episode taping concludes, guest and panel continue to chat.  Attorney, Sarah Riley Howard with Zoe Clark, Zachary Gorchow and Kathy Gray join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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Off the Record 12/11/15 | Ep. 4524

Dec 10, 2015

Topic: Wrongful termination suits against the Michigan House. Guest: attorney Sarah Riley Howard.

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Off the Record 12/4/15 | Ep. 4523

Dec 3, 2015

The panel discusses Governor Snyder’s stiff opposition on fixing Detroit schools.  

Off the Record 11/27/15 | Ep. 4522

Nov 27, 2015

The panel discusses the refugee situation in Michigan.  The guest is Senator David Knezek, a Democrat from Dearborn Heights.  Emily Lawler, Kathleen Gray and Rick Pluta join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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After the episode taping concludes, guest and panel continue to chat.  Former Republican Congressman, Pete Hoekstra with Zoe Clark, Kyle Melinn , Bill Ballenger and senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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Off the Record 11/20/15 | Ep. 4521

Nov 18, 2015

The panel discusses Governor Snyder blocking Syrian refugees from entering Michigan.  The guest is former Republican Congressman Pete Hoekstra. WATCH NOW

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