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.
Calling it a “mess” and a “fiasco” Michigan’s attorney general has charged four people following an investigation of fake and duplicate signatures on the nominating petitions submitted by then-U.S. Rep. Thaddeus McCotter.
Under ‘No Child Left Behind’ failing schools in Michigan were called ”Persistently Lowest Achievers’.
The governor wants to rewrite the school aid act which allocates dollars to schools for kids.
Local police say there was not a big increase in injuries this year, despite Michigan’s new fireworks law.
Gov. Rick Snyder has decided on a course of action following last week’s abrupt resignation of Congressman Thaddeus McCotter.
State lawmakers are taking steps to try to revive the struggling horse racing industry in Michigan.
A West Bloomfield State Representative has been censored for comments she made during a House session.
Details are in on plans for a new bridge deal spanning Detroit and Windsor.
There will be no shutdown of state government this year as state lawmakers have put the finishing touches on this year’s budget, about three months ahead of the deadline.
Governor Rick Snyder refused all but $1 of his pay last year, he’s not sure exactly what he’ll do this year.