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
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.

The version of this program at video.wkar.org has been delayed due to technical reasons. The program is available at youtube:

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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

TV Made in Michigan
4:30 pm
Thu August 2, 2012

Off the Record | August 3, 2012

The three Republicans running for U.S. Senate from Michigan join Tim Skubick in this special primary election edition.

Pete Hoekstra, Clark Durant and Randy Hekman will debate in this single-moderator, no rules-format special edition of Off the Record.

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Election 2012 Special
3:25 pm
Thu July 26, 2012

U.S. Senate Candidates to Debate on 'Off the Record'

Tim Skubick
WKAR

The three Republican candidates running for Michigan’s U.S. Senate seat have agreed to do their one and only televised debate at WKAR-TV on Thursday, August 2, at 2 p.m.

Pete Hoekstra, Clark Durant and Randall Hekman have agreed to a single moderator, no-rules format in a program to be anchored by senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

This special election-year edition of “Off the Record” will be broadcast by Michigan public television stations across the state as part of the “Off the Record” series.

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TV Made in Michigan
9:17 am
Thu July 26, 2012

Off the Record | July 27, 2012

The panel discusses the State Supreme Court hearing on the emergency manager law and the hearings on healthcare begin. The guest is Bridget Mary McCormack, Candidate for State Supreme Court.

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TV Made in Michigan
11:14 am
Fri July 20, 2012

Richard McLellan Post | Off the Record OVERTIME | 7/20/12

After the episode taping concludes, guest and panel continue to chat. Richard McLellan, a GOP Attorney, with Kathy Barks Hoffman, Paul Egan, Chad Livengood, and Tim Skubick.

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TV Made in Michigan
10:23 am
Thu July 19, 2012

Off the Record | July 20, 2012

The panel discusses the ruling that the Roy Schmidt election fraud was not a crime, healthcare get put on hold and a plan to overhaul the School Aid Act.

The guest is Republican Attorney Richard McLlellan.

Paul Egan, Kathy Barks Hoffman and Chad Livengood join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.
 

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TV Made in Michigan
11:13 am
Fri July 13, 2012

Nancy Cassis Post | Off the Record OVERTIME | 7/13/12

After the episode taping concludes, guest and panel continue to chat.  Nancy Cassis a Republican Congressional candidate from the 11th district, with Bill Ballengar, Kathy Barks Hoffman, Zachary Gorchow and Tim Skubick. #OTRwkar

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