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TV programs made in Michigan and presented by WKAR at Michigan State University

Off the Record | July 3, 2015 | #4501

Jul 2, 2015

In a special bloggers edition of Off the Record, the panel debates the presidential race in Michigan. Tony Trupiano, Jake Davison, Kathy Hoekstra and Eric Baerren join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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Off the Record | June 26, 2015 | #4453

Jun 25, 2015

The panel discusses the anticipated Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage.  The guest is Rep. Peter Lucido, (R) from Macomb County to discuss his plan to fix the roads.  Kyle Melinn, Bill Ballenger and Zoe Clark join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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Off the Record | June 19, 2015 | #4452

Jun 19, 2015

The panel discusses the completion of the state budget.  The guest is State School Superintendent Mike Flanagan.  Chris Christoff, Rick Pluta, and Chuck Stokes join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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Jun 19, 2015
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Al's guest is Detroit Pistons and MSU football play-by-play announcer George Blaha. Blaha joins Al to discuss his game preparation, the beginnings of his famed career, and more.

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After the episode taping concludes, guest and panel continue to chat.  State school superintendent Mike Flanagan with Chuck Stokes, Chris Christoff, and Rick Pluta with senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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Off the Record | June 12, 2015 | #4451

Jun 12, 2015

The panel breaks down the house passing of a $1.1 billion dollar road funding plan.  The guest is Brian Whiston, the incoming state school superintendent.  Bill Ballenger, Emily Lawler and Chad Livengood join senior captiol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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After the episode taping concludes, guest and panel continue to chat. Incoming state school superintendent Brian Whiston with Bill Ballenger, Chad Livengood, Emily Lawler and senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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Off the Record | June 5, 2015 | #4450

Jun 4, 2015

The panel discusses the completion of the state budget ahead of schedule and what to do about failing schools. The guest is Rep. Tim Kelly (R), Chair of the K-12 Budget Committee. Zoe Clark, Kathy Gray and Kyle Melinn join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

Off the Record | May 29, 2015 | #4449

May 29, 2015

An all reporters edition as the panel discusses the concern over the Mackinac Straits pipeline and an update on roads. Bill Ballenger, Zachary Gorchow, Paul Egan and Craig Mauger join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick. 

 

Off the Record | May 22, 2015 | #4448

May 26, 2015

The panel discusses the budget deal and how it will mean more money for roads. The guest is Roger Martin, one of the leaders of proposal one. Bill Ballenger, Zachary Gorchow, and Rick Pluta join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick. 

 

Off the Record | May, 15, 2015 | #4447

May 15, 2015

A special correspondents edition of Off the Record as the panel discusses the fate of Detroit Senator Virgil Smith. Chad Livingood, Kathy Gray, Emily Lawler and Bill Ballenger join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

Off the Record | May 8, 2015 | #4446

May 8, 2015

The panel discusses the defeat of the sales tax hike and other topics. The guest is political consultant Howard Edelson. Zoe Clark, Jonathon Oosting and Susan Demas join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

Off the Record | May, 1, 2015 | #4445

May 1, 2015

In this week's edition of Off the Record, Paul Mitchell and Brad Williams join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick in a debate over Proposal One. Williams supports the proposal, while Mitchell opposes it.

 

Off the Record | April 24, 2015 | #4444

Apr 23, 2015

The panel discusses the revamping Michigan's no fault car insurance law. The guest is Michigan Green Party Membership Secretary, Paul Homeniuk. Bill Ballenger, Chad Livengood and Kyle Melinn join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

Off the Record | April 17, 2015 |#4443

Apr 17, 2015

In a special bloggers edition of Off the Record, the panel take on everything under the dome. Tony Trupiano, Dennis Lennox, Brandon Hall and Eric Baerren join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.  

Off the Record | April 10, 2015 | #4442

Apr 10, 2015

Former Michigan Legislative leader Jase Bolger and Randy Richardville join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick to discuss all things politics.

 

 

Off the Record | April 3, 2015 |#4441

Apr 3, 2015

The panel discusses lawmakers leaving on spring break.  What gets left behind?   The guest is Senate Democratic Leader Jim Ananich.  Bill Ballenger, Kathy Gray and Zoe Clark join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

 

 

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Off the Record | March 27, 2015 | #4440

Mar 26, 2015

The panel discusses Republican opposition to the Governor's education agenda. The guest is Rep. Harvey Santana (D), Detroit, who serves as the minority vice chair of the House Budget Committee. Kyle Melinn, Emily Lawler and Chad Livingood join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick. 

   

Off the Record | March 20, 2015 | #4439

Mar 19, 2015

The panel discusses the Prop One campaign.  The guest is Rep. Jeff Irwin (D), Ann Arbor, working to legalize marijuana. Chuck Stokes, Kathy Gray, and Bill Ballenger join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.
 

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Off the Record | March, 13, 2015 | #4438

Mar 12, 2015

The panel discusses Governor Snyder vs. the state board of education on reforming schools.  The guest is State Republican Party Chair, Ronna Romney McDaniel.  Susan Demas, Zoe Clark, and Chad Livengood join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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Off the Record |March, 6, 2015 | #4437

Mar 5, 2015

The panel discusses an update on Proposal 1. The guest is Rep. Mary Rose Robinson, (D) Detroit, who
wants body cameras on police officers. Emily Lawler, Rick Pluta and Bill Ballenger join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

 

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Off the Record | February 27, 2015 | #4436

Feb 26, 2015

 

The panel discusses proposal 1. The guest is Brad Williams, Vice President, Detroit Regional Chamber Government Relations, who supports Safe Roads Yes! on proposal 1.  Jonathan Oosting, Kathy Gray and Bill Ballenger join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

Off the Record | February 20, 2015 | #4435

Feb 19, 2015

The panel discusses an update on the sales tax ballot proposal and funding for K-12 Schools. The guest is State Budget Director, John Roberts. Kyle Melinn, Emily Lawler and Zachary Gorchow join Tim Skubick.

Off the Record | February 13, 2015 | #4434

Feb 12, 2015

The panel discusses the release of Governor Snyder’s budget and the lawmakers reaction.  The guest is the Republican Speaker of the House Kevin Cotter.  Bill Ballenger, Chuck Stokes and Chad Livengood join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

Off the Record | February 6, 2015 | #4433

Feb 6, 2015

The panel discusses and update on the sales tax campaign.  The guest is Paul Mitchell from the Coalition Against Higher Taxes.  Bill Ballenger, Zoe Clark, and Kathy Gray join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

Off the Record | January 30, 2015 | #4432

Jan 30, 2015

The panel discusses the Governor's launch of the sales tax hike.  The guest is Greg McNeilly from the Michigan Freedom Fund. Rick Pluta, Paul Egan and Chad Livengood join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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Off the Record | January 23, 2015 | #4431

Jan 23, 2015

The panel discusses Governor Snyder adding more spending to sales tax hike ballot proposal.  The guest is Tea Party Leader, Wes Nakagiri, who opposes the sales tax hike.  Chris Christoff, Zack Gorchow and Jonathan Oosting join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

Off the Record | January 16, 2015 | #4430

Jan 15, 2015

An all reporters edition as the panel discusses the lawmakers return to Lansing, the Governor’s foot injury and Dave Agema in trouble again.  Chad Livengood, Zoe Clark, Kathy Gray and Bill Ballenger join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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Off the Record | January 9, 2014 | #4429

Jan 8, 2015

This week the panel discusses a fight between the governor and republicans over rolling back the state income tax.  The guest is Keith Allard, from Grand Rapids, who opposes the governors sales tax hike for roads.  Rick Pluta, Kyle Melinn, and Emily Lawler join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

Off the Record | January 2, 2014 | #4428

Jan 3, 2015

Correspondents edition.  The panel looks ahead at the new year and the brand new legislature.  What does that mean for you?  Jonathan Oosting, Zoe Clark, Susan Demas and Chuck Stokes join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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