1889 IN THE NEWS

October 6, 2017

Read Byron Schlomach's commentary in the Daily Signal on the cost of living, red states versus blue states.


October 5, 2017

Watch Byron Schlomach's appearance on The Coalition radio program as he talks about the cost of living and government's role in shaping it across the states.


October 4, 2017

Listen to Byron Schlomach discuss cost of living, its causes, and Oklahoma's advantages on the Trent England radio Show.


​July 26, 2017

Listen to Byron Schlomach discuss government regulation's role in determining a state's cost of living on the Trent England radio Show.


July 11, 2017

Listen to Byron Schlomach talk about Oklahoma's "emergency" teacher certification on the Trent England radio Show.


May 8, 2017
Read Byron Schlomach's comments in The Oklahoman regarding the school consolidation issue.


May 4, 2017

Read Byron Schlomach's column in The Oklahoman criticizing state lawmakers' support of income tax incentives for the employment of aerospace engineers.


March 28, 2017

Listen to Byron Schlomach discuss teacher pay, school district funding, and Oklahoma's Tax Incentive Evaluation Commission on the Trent England radio show.


March 2, 2017

Byron Schlomach is referenced and quoted in a story on education savings accounts in The Oklahoman.


January 2017

Read Byron Schlomach's take on wind-energy tax incentives in the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs Perspective publication.


January 25, 2017

Read Byron Schlomach's and Vance Fried's commentary in the Stillwater News Press on the subject of Education Savings Accounts.


December 13, 2016

Read Byron Schlomach's column in Townhall.com giving his take on the challenge in reforming Obamacare.


December 11, 2016

The Oklahoman's lead editorial on occupational licensing extensively quotes Byron Schlomach's paper on the subject.


November 3, 2016

Read Byron Schlomach's and Baylee Butler's commentary in the Tulsa World regarding Oklahoma's alleged teacher shortage.


November 1, 2016

Read The Oklahoman's lead editorial on Baylee Butler's and Byron Schlomach's study regarding Oklahoma's alleged teacher shortage.


September 2, 2016

Read NPR's report on 1889's view of Tax Increment Finance districts in Oklahoma.


August 31, 2016

Read Byron Schlomach's commentary in the Tulsa World regarding Tax Increment Finance districts in Oklahoma.

August 26, 2016.


August 26, 2016

See mention of the 1889 Institute's comparison of states' average teacher pay in Oklahoma City's News 9 Educate Oklahoma report. (Time index 7:48)


August 20, 2016

Read about the 1889 Institute's comparison of states' average teacher pay in the Michigan's Capitol Confidential.


August 18, 2016

Read about the 1889 Institute's comparison of states' average teacher pay in the Tulsa Beacon.


August 12, 2016

Byron Schlomach is referenced and quoted in a story on education funding in The Oklahoman.


August 5, 2016

Read Byron Schlomach's commentary in The Oklahoman regarding Oklahoma's teacher pay adjusted for cost of living.


July 22, 2016

Read Byron Schlomach's article, "Oklahoma's Misbegotten Education Priorities," in OCPA's Perspective publication.


May 5, 2016

See press attention regarding Byron Schlomach's critique of wind energy tax credits in:


May 2, 2016

Read Byron Schlomach's commentary in the Texas Tribune on civil asset forfeiture and reforms needed in that state, and others.


April 29, 2016

Byron Schlomach was interviewed by Middle Ground News' Trent England on wind energy tax credits.


April 12, 2016
Byron Schlomach was interviewed by Middle Ground NewsTrent England on professional licensing.​


April, 2016

Read Byron Schlomach's take on professional licensing in the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs Perspective publication.


March 10, 2016

Read CapitolBeatOK's mention of Vance H. Fried's Blueprint for Education Reform.


March, 2016

Read Byron Schlomach's take on public education's iron triangle in the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs Perspective publication.


February 12, 2016

Read Byron Schlomach's commentary in  The Oklahoman on why K-8 district consolidation in Oklahoma will not save a significant amount of money, or do much to increase overall school performance.


January 29, 2016

Read about Vance H. Fried's Blueprint for Education Reform in a Journal-Record commentary by Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs president, Jonathan Small.


January 28, 2016

Byron Schlomach was interviewed by KOKC's Scott Mitchell of Mitchell in the Morning on Oklahoma's Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust.


December 20, 2015

Byron Schlomach is referenced on the subject of the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust in a Tulsa World story about the Speaker of the House.


November 24, 2015

Byron Schlomach is referenced on the subject of Certificates of Need in a Journal Record story.


November 20, 2015

Watch Byron Schlomach as he comments on Oklahoma's school finance system on PBS Horizon from Stillwater.


November 10, 2015

See Byron Schlomach's comments on Fox 25's special report on public education finance.


October 28, 2015

Read Byron Schlomach's profile in The Okie political news blog.


September 29, 2015

Byron Schlomach's article on the futility of small school consolidation as a money saver was discussed on Mitchell in the Morning.


September 24, 2015

Byron Schlomach was interviewed by Middle Ground NewsTrent England on America's health care system.

September 23, 2015.


Read comments by Byron Schlomach on the origin of health care's high costs in a column by The Oklahoman's Paula Burkes.


September 23, 2015

Read Byron Schlomach's commentary in The Oklahoman on why consolidating small school districts in the state is a futile way to save money.


August 18, 2015

Byron Schlomach was interviewed by Middle Ground NewsTrent England on Oklahoma's school finance system.


August 12, 2015

Byron Schlomach was interviewed on KOKC radio regarding Oklahoma's school finance system.