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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Avoiding an Emergency Manager is high on Detroit Mayor Dave Bing’s list of priorities. But what is Governor Rick Snyder saying about that?
Some types of bottle rockets and Roman candles are among the fireworks that will now be legal to buy under new legislation passed in the state House and Senate.
Michigan’s Hollywood film tax credit would be a thing of the past — under a bill being floated in Lansing.
Governor Rick Snyder’s in no hurry to decide what to do with a possible surplus in the just-ended budget year.
Two big movies are going elsewhere … and a top Republican is assessing blame
A ban on “partial-birth” abortions has cleared another hurdle in Lansing.
The first year John Covington earns $225,000, plus a $175,000 signing bonus. There are also salary increases to $325,000 the second year and with bonuses, Covington could earn up to $1.5 million.
The debate continues over the proposed second bridge between Detroit and Windsor.The first of two days of hearings began on Wednesday.
Bowling alleys say the new smoking ban means people have to go outside to smoke and they do it with rented bowling shoes on. They come back in, slip and fall while wearing the wet shoes — and they don’t want to be held liable.
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder is not giving up on his July 4th deadline to get the Michigan legislature to approve a new bridge between Detroit and Windsor.