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.
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The race for governor is much closer than anyone anticipated.
All the campaign rhetoric comes to a head Tuesday–as Michigan voters head to the polls for Election Day.
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.
Gov. Rick Snyder is calling for extending Medicaid eligibility to hundreds of thousands of Michigan residents without health insurance.
The governor said he wants to resolve the uncertainty over the law’s impact on state employees because new contract talks will begin this summer.
Some lawmakers say Snyder will be painting a deceiving picture during his third State of the State address.
There is talk that President Barack Obama could be trying to add a former Michigan Governor to his administration.
It’s back to work Tuesday for state lawmakers following the holiday break.
Clergy across metro Detroit and the state of Michigan will converge in Lansing today and use the power of prayer against the concealed weapons bill now on Governor Snyder’s desk.
Right-to-work demonstrators should expect to find a much greater police presence when they arrive at the Capitol steps in Lansing on Tuesday.
It appears certain that so-called “right-to-work” legislation will be introduced in Michigan on Thursday.
A throng of angry union activists massed on the sidewalk outside Rick Snyder’s office and in the Capitol following a news conference during which the governor voiced his support for so-called “right-to-work” legislation.
Let there be light! The Michigan Senate approved legislation Tuesday that brings the creation of a public lighting authority for Detroit one step closer to reality.
Should Michigan residents get a tax credit for a child before it is born?
Some Michigan lawmakers may be looking to stop a recently elected eight-time felon from serving in the House.
Exit polling from Lansing-based EPIC/MRA shows us how the 6 statewide proposals might fair …
It’s one of the last chances to impress huge numbers of voters and both President Obama and Republican Mitt Romney want to appear in command during Monday’s final debate.
President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney hold their third and final debate at 9 p.m., and you can hear it live on WWJ Newsradio 950.
A major win for the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) as a federal judge issues an injunction against the citizenship check off box.
“Plenty is riding on this first presidential debate, especially for Mitt Romney, down in the polls in battleground states and coming off an ugly September, he needs to turn things around,” said WWJ’s Lansing Bureau Chief Tim Skubick.
Mayor Bing has asked lawmakers to consider freezing the Detroit city income tax rate at 2.4 percent.