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.

Off the Record episodes can be viewed live as they are recorded at 8 a.m. most Friday mornings at WKAR Public Media on Facebook and at livestream.com/wkar.

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 | March 15, 2019

Mar 14, 2019

Topic: Schools get break on snow days.  Guest: Rep. Brandt Iden, (R).

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Off the Record | March 8, 2019

Mar 6, 2019

Topic: Gov's proposed gas tax for roads. Guest: Sen. Jim Stamas, (R) Appropriations Chair.

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Off the Record | March 1, 2019

Feb 28, 2019

Topic: A.G. Dana Nessel's rosary remarks.  Guest: Rep. Robert Wittenberg, (D) Oak Park.

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

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Off the Record | February 22, 2019

Feb 21, 2019

Topic: Gov. attempt to revamp DEQ.  Guest: Jocelyn Benson, MI Secretary of State, (D).

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Michigan State of the State 2019

Feb 15, 2019
portrait: Whitmer
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From Tue. Feb. 12, 2019 | WATCH IT HERE | LISTEN HERE

In her first address to a joint convention of the State House of Representatives and Senate, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer lays out her new legislative year agenda.

Off the Record | February 15, 2019

Feb 14, 2019

Correspondents Edition. Topics: GOP leader ok with revenue for roads, no-fault insurance reform heats up.

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Off the Record | February 8, 2019

Feb 8, 2019

Topic: Governor and GOP break over reorganization plans and the passing of former congressman John Dingell.  Guest: Sen. Jim Runestad, (R).

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

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Off the Record | February 1, 2019

Feb 1, 2019

Topic: Gov's response to weather emergency. Guest: Gary Glenn, (R) Fmr. Chair Energy Committee.

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Off the Record | January 25, 2019

Jan 24, 2019

Topic: Battle over redistricting.  Guest: Rep. Lee Chatfield, (R) Speaker of the House.

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Off the Record | January 18, 2019

Jan 18, 2019

Correspondent's Edition: Engler out as MSU president, Gov. Whitmer meets with top leaders.

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

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Off the Record | January 11, 2019

Jan 10, 2019

Topic: 100th session of Michigan legislature begins.  Guest: David Knezek, Lobbyist.

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Off the Record | January 4, 2019

Jan 3, 2019

Correspondents Edition. Topics: End to lame duck session, Gov. Whitmer takes office.

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