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.

Topic: Governor's road bond commercials. Guest: Dan Quisenberry

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The panel discusses the governor's new road bond commercials. The guest is Dan Quisenberry. Lauren Gibbons, Zoe Clark and Bill Ballenger join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

Topic: Governor's budget is released. Guest: Rep. Jason Sheppard

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The panel discusses the governor's new budget. The guest is Rep. Jason Sheppard. Kyle Melinn, Emily Lawler and Zachary Gorchow join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

Jan. 31, 2020 - Brian Calley | OFF THE RECORD

Jan 31, 2020

Topic: State of the State fallout Guest: Brian Calley

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The panel discusses fallout from the governor's State of the State address. The guest is former lt. governor Brian Calley. Zoe Clark, Chad Livengood and Chuck Stokes join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

Topic: Governor's latest road plan. Guest: Rep. Shane Hernandez

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The panel discusses the governor's latest road fix plan. The guest is Rep. Shane Hernandez, Chair of the House Appropriations Committee. Rick Albin, Lauren Gibbons and Zachary Gorchow join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

Correspondents Edition. Topics: Jail reforms and the state sues PFAS makers.

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Jan. 10, 2020 - Trevor Thomas| OTR OVERTIME

Jan 10, 2020

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

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Topic: Roads and Michigan civil rights law. Guest: Trevor Thomas

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The panel discusses the continuing struggle to fix roads and Michigan's civil rights law. The guest is Trevor Thomas. Zoe Clark, Kyle Melinn and Jonathan Oosting join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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

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Topic: Governor's new road fix plan. Guest: Sen. Peter Lucido

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The panel discusses the Governor's new road fix plan. The guest is Sen. Peter Lucido. Bill Ballenger, Chad Livengood and Cheyna Roth join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer
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Fri. Jan. 3, 9pm on WKAR HD; Sat. Jan. 4, 7pm on WKAR World; Sun. Jan. 5, 12pm on WKAR HD | Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer talks about her first year in office with Off the Record anchor Tim Skubick. Joining the conversation is First Gentleman Dr. Marc Mallory. WATCH NOW

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