Off the Record

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

Tim Skubick
Credit Stacy Hoxsey / WKAR-MSU

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.

Correspondents Edition. Topic: The battle between the governor and senate GOP leader over bonding for roads.

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July 5, 2019 - Bill Schuette | OTR OVERTIME

Jul 3, 2019

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Topic: The Supreme Court blocks redistricting Guest: Former Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette.

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Off the Record | June 28, 2019

Jun 28, 2019

Topic: The governor's struggle with the GOP legislature over an unfinished budget.  Guest: State Supreme Court Chief Justice, Bridget McCormack.

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

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Off the Record | June 21, 2019

Jun 20, 2019

Topic: The battle over school funding.  Guest: Dr. Dan Hurley, CEO, MI Association of State Universities

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June 14, 2019 | #4850

Jun 13, 2019

Topic: Gov's Civil Rights Problem.  Guest: Rep. Beau LaFave, (R) Upper Peninsula.

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Off the Record | June 7, 2019

Jun 7, 2019

Topic: More rights for LGBTQ community.  Guest: Chris Kolb, State Budget Director

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The panel discusses more rights for the LGBTQ community.  The guest is Chris Kolb, State Budget Director.  Zoe Clark, Jonathan Oosting and Chuck Stokes join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

Off the Record | May 31, 2019

May 31, 2019

Topic: Governor signs no fault insurance law.   Guest: Tom Constand, Brain Injury Assoc.

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Off the Record | May 24, 2019

May 24, 2019

Correspondents Edition.  Topics: No-Fault insurance rate cuts.

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Off the Record | May 17, 2019

May 17, 2019

Topic: More discussion on no-fault insurance.  Guest: Steve Sinas, trial lawyer.

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Steve Sinas | OTR OVERTIME | May 17, 2019

May 17, 2019

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Rick Johnson | OTR OVERTIME | May 10, 2019

May 10, 2019

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

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Off the Record | May 10, 2019

May 10, 2019

Topic: Movement on no-fault debate.  Guest: Rick Johnson, Former GOP house speaker.

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Off the Record | May 3, 2019

May 3, 2019

Correspondents Edition. Topics: Court decision on gerrymandering, snow day issue resolved.

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