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Tim Skubick

timscubick Tim SkubickTim Skubick started in 1970 with WWJ as its first full-time state capital correspondent, at the time the station went all news.

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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Governor Looking To Make Changes To Michigan’s School Aid Act

The governor wants to rewrite the school aid act which allocates dollars to schools for kids.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/16/2012

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Police: No Big Increase In Fireworks Related Injuries

Local police say there was not a big increase in injuries this year, despite Michigan’s new fireworks law.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/10/2012

Rep. Thaddeus McCotter (R-MI) walks up to speak during a news conference on Capitol Hill on September 12, 2011 in Washington, DC. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images, File)

Special Election Planned To Fill Vacant Congressional Seat

Gov. Rick Snyder has decided on a course of action following last week’s abrupt resignation of Congressman Thaddeus McCotter.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/10/2012

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Supporters Say Legislation Would Rescue Michigan Horse Racing

State lawmakers are taking steps to try to revive the struggling horse racing industry in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/25/2012

Michigan Rep. Censored For Use Of ‘V-Word’

A West Bloomfield State Representative has been censored for comments she made during a House session.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/14/2012

Gov. Rick Snyder.(File Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Announcement Regarding Building Of Second Span Expected Friday

Details are in on plans for a new bridge deal spanning Detroit and Windsor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/11/2012

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New State Budget Get Mixed Reviews Along Party Lines

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/05/2012

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How Much Will Gov. Snyder Get Paid?

Governor Rick Snyder refused all but $1 of his pay last year, he’s not sure exactly what he’ll do this year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/16/2012

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State Senate Passes Personal Property Tax Cuts

The Michigan Senate has passed a contentious set of bills that would roll back the personal property taxes businesses pay by hundreds of millions of dollars.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/10/2012

Source: Progress Made In Solving Detroit Budget Crisis

“It would be correct to report that a deal has been reached’,” said WWJ Lansing Bureau Chief Tim Skubick.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/28/2012

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