He has been covering Michigan politics and government for over 40 years, making him the longest-serving member of the capitol press corps. He holds BA and MA degrees from Michigan State University and was awarded the Silver Circle award from the National academy of TV Arts and Sciences for his 37 years in the broadcast news business.
Skubick has won four Emmys, authored two books on Michigan politics and is a member of the Michigan Journalism and Broadcast halls of fame.
Skubick is also the only full time radio reporter in the state covering state government.
The political battle over the effort to raise the minimum wage in Michigan continues between Lansing and proponents of a petition drive.
Likely Democratic gubernatorial nominee Mark Schauer says the state must help the Detroit pension fund — because it’s required by the Constitution.
It’s state law …
“Whatever authority I have to run the city depends on my ability to persuade the governor and the emergency manager that I can improve the quality of life faster than is being done right now,” Duggan said.
Bumper stickers often say a lot about the person driving the car — but slapping one on your car could also be considered a crime.
For the first time in Michigan history, a commercial business might be allowed inside the state Capitol to sell goods and merchandise.
It’s a possibility, as a plan is currently emerging in the State Capitol to raise the sales tax from six to seven percent to help pay for road maintenance.
Legislation may be considered this week in Lansing to allow communities to voluntarily install cameras at intersections to catch speeders at red lights.
The only issue with this new proposal is the money was to go towards public school funding so now Gov. Snyder needs to come up with a way around cutting into that money.
The leader of the state Senate has tabled a proposal to raise vehicle registration fees as a way to raise money to fix the roads.