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 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.