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.

Off the Record | October 9, 2015 | #4515

Oct 9, 2015

The panel discusses the flurry of activity on guns and medical marijuana.  

After the episode taping concludes, guest and panel continue to chat.  Rep. Bert Johnson, (D) Highland Park with Bill Ballenger, Jonathon Oosting, Rick Pluta and senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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Off the Record | October 2, 2015 | #4514

Oct 2, 2015

The panel discusses the debate over immigration coming to Michigan.  The guest is democratic representative Bert Johnson from Highland Park. Bill Ballenger, Jonathon Ossting and Rick Pluta join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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Off the Record | September 25, 2015 | #4513

Sep 25, 2015

The panel discusses what lawmakers will do if Courser and Gamrat win back their seats. 

After the episode taping concludes, guest and panel continue to chat.  Former Rep. Todd Courser,  with Bill Ballenger, Kyle Melinn, Zachary Gorchow along with senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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Off the Record | September 18, 2015 | #4512

Sep 17, 2015
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The guest is former Rep. Todd Courser, who was forced to resign last week amid the controversy surrounding his conduct in office.  Kyle Melinn, Bill Ballenger and Zachary Gorchow join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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After the episode taping concludes, guest and panel continue to chat.  Rep. Kurt Heise, (R) Plymouth with Bill Ballenger, Kathy Gray, Chad Livengood along with senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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Off the Record | September 11, 2015 | #4511

Sep 11, 2015

The panel discusses the wrap-up on the Todd Courser-Cindy Gamrat story.  The guest is Republican representative Kurt Heise.  Heise was on the special house panel investigating the actions of Courser and Gamrat. Kathy Gray, Bill Ballenger and Chad Livengood join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.
 

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Off the Record | September 4, 2015 | #4510

Sep 3, 2015

The panel discusses the investigation into activities of representatives Todd Courser and Cindy Gamrat.  The guest is Rep. Henry Yanez.

Off the Record | August 28, 2015 | #4509

Aug 28, 2015

An all correspondents edition of Off the Record as the panel discusses the latest in the Courser-Gamrat story and Donald Trump's polling numbers in Michigan.

After the episode taping concludes, guest and panel continue to chat. Rep. Marilyn Lane, (D) Fraser, with Bill Ballenger, Kyle Melinn, John Linsdstrom and senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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Off the Record | August 21, 2015 | #4508

Aug 21, 2015

The panel discusses the house failing to pass a road funding plan.  The guest is Representative Marilyn Lane, (D) Fraser.  Bill Ballenger, John Lindstrom and Kyle Melinn join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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After the episode taping concludes, guest and panel continue to chat. Mike Jackson, from the carpenters union with Bill Ballenger, Chuck Stokes and Emily Lawler and senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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Off the Record | August 14, 2015 | #4507

Aug 13, 2015

The panel discusses the latest developments in the Todd Courser, Cindy Gamrat scandal.  

After the episode taping concludes, guest and panel continue to chat.  GOP Consultant Jamie Roe with Zoe Clark, Chad Livengood, Kyle Melinn and senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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