Tim Skubick


State House Passes $33B Budget Bill

The Michigan House has passed a $33 billion budget bill that covers state spending for everything except education.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/04/2011

Gov. Rick Snyder, left, and Virg Bernero

Bernero Challenging Snyder … Again

Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero says he’s not sure he has standing, but if he could get it, he would challenge — in the courts — the governor’s Emergency Financial Manager legislation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/04/2011

WWJ Photo, File

Mayor Bing Looking For Support In Lansing

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing did not get a firm commitment of support on the budget from some Lansing lawmakers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/02/2011

WWJ Photo/Vickie Thomas

Union Members, Supporters Rally In Lansing

A crowd of thousands gathered in Lansing, Wednesday, for an afternoon rally — with union members leading the charge.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/16/2011

Emergency Financial Manager Bills On Hold

No approval yet for much-debated legislation that would make it easier for the state to take over troubled cities.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/10/2011

Union Members Converge On Michigan Capitol

Labor unions rallied in Lansing to object Governor Rick Synder’s proposals that they call “anti-union.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/22/2011

AFL-CIO Splinters As Dissident Groups Announce Defection

Hundreds Of Union Members To Rally In Lansing

Union members plan to rally against a bill that would end collective bargaining.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/22/2011


Report: Gov. Snyder Plans Private Pension Tax

WWJ’s Tim Skubick reports that Governor Snyder wants to tax private pensions, for the first time ever, as part of his budget plan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/16/2011

Grim Forecast Shuts Down Legislature

Michigan lawmakers are giving themselves a couple of snow days.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/01/2011


Gov-Elect Snyder Wants Budget Done By July 1

Michigan Governor-Elect Rick Snyder says one of his first priorities when he takes office January 1st is to light a fire under lawmakers to get a budget done by July.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/21/2010