Off the Record

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

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
2:58 pm
Thu January 3, 2013

Off the Record | January 4, 2013

John Austin, State Board of Education, appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.

The panel discusses the impact of the fiscal cliff in Michigan, Governor Snyder signs bill adding regulations to abortion providers and a look ahead to the new year.

The guest is John Austin, the President of the State Board of Education.

Rick Pluta, Bill Ballenger and Susan Demas join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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TV Made in Michigan
10:33 am
Thu December 20, 2012

Off the Record | December 28, 2012

Ballenger, Albin, Riley, Stokes, appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.

Correspondents Edition. A special 2012 year in review. The panel looks back at the Presidential race, the legislative highs and lows of the year and a look ahead to 2013.

Bill Ballenger, Rick Albin, Rochelle Riley and Chuck Stokes join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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TV Made in Michigan
9:13 am
Thu December 20, 2012

Off the Record | December 21, 2012

Egan, Livengood, Melinn, Pluta, appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.

Correspondents Edition. The panel discusses Governor Snyder's veto of the gun bill and a review of the lame duck session.

Paul Egan, Chad Livengood, Rick Pluta and Kyle Melinn join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.



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TV Made in Michigan
9:56 am
Fri December 14, 2012

Off the Record OVERTIME | David Hecker | Post-program Q&A | 12/14/12

After the episode taping concludes, guests and panel continue to chat. Presdent of the Michigan Federation of Teachers David Hecker with Amy Lange, Bill Ballenger and Chris Christoff, and Tim Skubick.

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TV Made in Michigan
9:11 am
Fri December 14, 2012

Off the Record | December 14, 2012

David Hecker, President Michigan Federation of Teachers, appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.

The panel discusses the protest over right-to-work.

The guest is David Hecker, President, Michigan Federation of Teachers.

Amy Lange, Bill Ballenger and Chris Christoff oin senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.




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TV Made in Michigan
4:25 pm
Thu December 6, 2012

Off the Record | December 7, 2012

Scott Hagerstrom, Americans for Prosperity, appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.

The panel discusses the protest over right-to-work.

The guest is the Scott Hagerstrom from the Michigan chapter of Americans for Prosperity.

Paul Egan, Chad Livengood and Rick Pluta join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.


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TV Made in Michigan
2:28 pm
Thu November 29, 2012

Off the Record | November 30, 2012

Mike Jackson, President of the Michigan Carpenters Union, appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.

The panel discusses a possible "right to work" proposal and mixed reviews for the new personal property tax plan.

The guest is the President of the Michigan Carpenters Union, Mike Jackson.

Susan Demas, Bill Ballenger and Chris Christoff join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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TV Made in Michigan
6:37 pm
Tue November 20, 2012

Off the Record | November 23, 2012

Correspondents Edition. The panel discusses a new school aid plan, a fetus tax break, the race for GOP chair and remembering Helen Milliken.

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




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TV Made in Michigan
3:43 pm
Wed November 14, 2012

Off the Record | November 16, 2012

Rep. Tim Greimel, House Democratic Leader-Elect, appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.

The panel discusses a convicted felon elected to the house, and if there will be a move to pass right to work.

The guest is Rep. Tim Greimel (D), House Democratic Leader-Elect.

Emily Lawler, Devin Scillian, and Chuck Stokes join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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TV Made in Michigan
9:19 am
Thu November 8, 2012

Off the Record | November 9, 2012

Demas, Livengood, Gorchow, Pluta, appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.

Correspondents Edition. The panel discusses the presidential race, ballot plans, and the Michigan Congressional and House races.

Zachary Gorchow, Rick Pluta, Susan Demas and Chad Livengood join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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TV Made in Michigan
2:03 pm
Thu November 1, 2012

Off the Record | November 2, 2012

Ballenger, Christoff, Riley and Stokes join Skubick, appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.

Correspondents Edition. The panel discusses the battle for the White House, ballot proposals, and the Michigan Congressional and House contests.

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

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TV Made in Michigan
9:29 am
Fri October 26, 2012

Off the Record | October 26, 2012

Joel Ferguson (D) & Melanie Foster (R) MSU Board of Trustees, appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.

The panel discusses ballot proposals, the presidential race and the House race.

The guests are Joel Ferguson (D) and Melanie Foster (R), candidates for MSU Board of Trustees.

Karen Bouffard, Susan Demas and Paul Egan join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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TV Made in Michigan
8:00 am
Fri October 26, 2012

"Off the Record" Hosts MSU Board of Trustees Candidates

Off the Record with Tim Skubick presents a debate between two candidates for the Michigan State University Board of Trustees in the October 26 episode of the weekly capitol affairs program from WKAR.

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TV Made in Michigan
3:40 pm
Thu October 18, 2012

Off the Record | October 19, 2012

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.

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TV Made in Michigan
10:49 am
Fri October 12, 2012

Off the Record OVERTIME | Mark Hackel | Post-program Q&A | 10/12/12

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 

TV Made in Michigan
3:46 pm
Thu October 11, 2012

Off the Record | October 12, 2012

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.



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TV Made in Michigan
11:33 am
Fri October 5, 2012

Off the Record OVERTIME | Prop 3 Debate Post-program Q&A | 10/05/12

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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TV Made in Michigan
4:34 pm
Thu October 4, 2012

Off the Record | October 5, 2012

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.


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TV Made in Michigan
10:55 am
Fri September 28, 2012

Off the Record OVERTIME | Gene Clem Post-program Q&A | 9/28/12 | WKAR PBS

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 

TV Made in Michigan
9:29 am
Fri September 28, 2012

Off the Record | September 28, 2012

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.

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TV Made in Michigan
10:59 am
Mon September 24, 2012

Charlie Owens | Off the Record OVERTIME | 9/11/12

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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TV Made in Michigan
3:27 pm
Thu September 20, 2012

Off the Record | September 21, 2012

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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TV Made in Michigan
11:05 am
Fri September 14, 2012

Off the Record | September 14, 2012

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.


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TV Made in Michigan
3:21 pm
Wed September 5, 2012

Off the Record | September 7, 2012

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.

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TV Made in Michigan
3:48 pm
Thu August 30, 2012

Rep. Jeff Irwin Post | Off the Record OVERTIME | 8/31/12

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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TV Made in Michigan
1:29 pm
Wed August 29, 2012

Off the Record | August 31, 2012

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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TV Made in Michigan
4:42 pm
Thu August 23, 2012

Off the Record | August 24, 2012

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.
 

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TV Made in Michigan
11:49 am
Thu August 16, 2012

Off the Record | August 17, 2012

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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TV Made in Michigan
4:34 pm
Thu August 9, 2012

Off the Record | August 10, 2012

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.

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TV Made in Michigan
4:34 pm
Thu August 2, 2012

GOP Senate Debate | Off the Record OVERTIME | 8/03/12

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

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