Off the Record

Fridays at 8:30pm on WKAR HD. Sundays at 11:00am 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.

Sep. 18, 2020 - Richard Czuba | FULL EPISODE

Sep 18, 2020

The panel discusses guns in the capitol.  The guest is Richard Czuba.

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The panel discusses guns in the capitol.  The guest is pollster Richard Czuba from the Glengariff Group.  Panelists Lauren Gibbons, Kyle Melinn and Bill Ballenger join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick to discuss the week in Michigan government and politics.

 

Sept. 18, 2020 - Richard Czuba | OTR OVERTIME

Sep 18, 2020

After the episode taping concludes, the guest and panel continue to chat.

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Pollster Richard Czuba joins Lauren Gibbons, Kyle Melinn, Bill Ballenger and senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

Sep. 11, 2020 - Pete Buttigieg | FULL EPISODE

Sep 11, 2020

The panel discusses visits by both presidential candidates.  The guest is Pete Buttigieg.

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The panel discusses visits to Michigan by both presidential candidates.  The guest is former Democratic candidate for president Pete Buttigieg.  Panelists Kathy Gray, Zoe Clark and Chad Livengood join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick to discuss the week in Michigan government and politics.

Sep. 4, 2020 - Jeff Timmer | FULL EPISODE

Sep 4, 2020

The panel discusses the governor backing-off gym openings.  The guest is Jeff Timmer.

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The panel discusses the governor backing-off gym openings.  The guest is GOP advisor Jeff Timmer. Panelists Emily Lawler, Bill Ballenger and Rick Pluta join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick to discuss the week in Michigan government and politics.

Aug. 28, 2020 - Bryan Rief | OTR OVERTIME

Aug 28, 2020

After the episode taping concludes, the guest and panel continue to chat.

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Planet Fitness CEO Bryan Rief joins Chad Livengood, Zoe Clark, Rick Albin and senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

Aug. 28, 2020 - Bryan Rief | FULL EPISODE

Aug 28, 2020

The panel discusses the state budget deficit. Guest: Bryan Rief, CEO of Planet Fitness.

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The panel discusses the state budget deficit.  The guest is Bryan Rief, the CEO of Planet Fitness and president of the Michigan Fitness Club Association who want gyms to be reopened in Michigan. Chad Livengood, Zoe Clark and Rick Albin join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

After the episode taping concludes, the guest and panel continue to chat.

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State School Superintendent Dr. Michael Rice  joins Lauren Gibbons, Zachary Gorchow, Jonathan Oosting and senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

The panel discusses the Flint water settlement.  The guest is Dr. Michael Rice.

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The panel discusses the Flint water settlement. The guest is State School Superintendent Dr. Michael Rice. Panelists Lauren Gibbons, Zachary Gorchow and Jonathan Oosting join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick to discuss the week in Michigan government and politics.

The panel discusses the end of the Gov. Whitmer for VP saga. A correspondents edition of Off the Record.

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The panel discusses the end of the Gov. Whitmer for VP saga and the possibility of a teachers strike. A correspondents edition of Off the Record. Chuck Stokes, Kathy Gray, Emily Lawler and Bill Ballenger join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

The panel discusses Tuesdays primary election.  The guest is Sen. Ruth Johnson, (R) Oakland County.

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The panel discusses Tuesday's primary election and its implications for November.  The guest is former Secretary of State and current state Senator, Ruth Johnson, (R) Oakland County.  Kyle Melinn, Zoe Clark and Mickenzie Frost join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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