1889 In The News

September 4, 2018

Read Byron Schlomach's commentary on Oklahoma's pre-K program in the Journal-Record, the Muskogee Politico blog, and the Guthrie News Leader.


September 2, 2018

Listen to Byron Schlomach's appearance on Liberty Watch Radio with Charles Heller out of Tucson, AZ.


August 8, 2018

Read Byron Schlomach's commentary, "Lawmakers, Stop Hiding Information," in The Journal Record.


July 30, 2018

OCPA's Brandon Dutcher makes mention of 1889 research and quotes Senior Fellow Vance Fried in a blog post on the website, educationpost.


July 29, 2018

Read Byron Schlomach's letter to the editor on Oklahoma City's light rail in The Oklahoman.


July 26, 2018

Read the Guthrie NewsLeader's article on 1889's Straight Talk on Education publication.


July 25, 2018

Read Byron Schlomach's comments regarding Oklahoma's management of coal ash disposal in an article by the Heartland Institute.


July 24, 2018

Read Byron Schlomach's commentary, "Crony Capitalism Is Just Socialism Lite" in The Hill​.


July 24, 2018

Read Byron Schlomach's commentary, "Stillwater's TIF Tiff" in the Stillwater News Press (Stillwater, OK).


July 10, 2018

Read quotes from 1889's "Baked-In Corruption" report regarding the need to move school board elections to a different date in a lead editorial from the Oklahoman.


July 5, 2018

Read Byron Schlomach's comments regarding wind turbine tax credits in an article in Inside Sources.


July 2, 2018

Read Byron Schlomach's comments regarding wind turbine tax credits in an article by The Heartland Institute.


June 30, 2018

See reference to 1889's research in a recent Oklahoman editorial.


June 15, 2018

Read Byron Schlomach's comments regarding state-level subsidies for the movie industry in Oklahoma in The City Sentinel.


June 14, 2018

Read about the 1889 Institutes latest policy report on the need to reform board's and commissions in The City Sentinel.


June 3, 2018

Read references to 1889 research in The Oklahoman editorial, "Report shows need for board, commission reform in Oklahoma."


May 2, 2018

Read references to 1889 research in The Oklahoman editorial, "Time to change social worker licensing in Oklahoma?"


April 5, 2018

Read President of OCPA, Jonathan Small's commentary regarding teacher pay wherein the work of Byron Schlomach, Director of the 1889 Instiute, is mentioned.


March 24, 2018

Listen to Byron Schlomach's interview by the Rio Grande Foundation's Paul Gessing on RGF's weekly radio show.


March 11, 2018

Read references to 1889 Institute research in The Oklahoman​ lead editorial, "Pay Not Sole Factor in Teacher Frustration."


March 7, 2018

Read references to 1889 Institute research in "Walking out not a good lesson plan," a column in the Enid News & Eagle.


February 26, 2018

Read The Oklahoman'slead editorial mention of the 1889 Institute, regarding occupational licensing.


February 4, 2018

Read the op-ed on the Step Up plan by Byron Schlomach and Vance Fried in The Oklahoman.


January 30, 2018

Read Byron Schlomach's critique of Oklahoma's remaining renewable energy tax subsidies in OCPA'sPerspectivePublication.


​January 29, 2018

Read Byron Schlomach's take on Oklahoma's budget process in OCPA'sPerspectivepublication.


December 16, 2017

Read Byron Schlomach's comments in an article on school finance in The Okie.


​​​December 11, 2017

Read Byron Schlomach's article about how "red" states achieve a lower cost of living in OCPA'sPerspective publication.


November 9, 2017

Listen to Byron Schlomach discuss tax cronyism in Oklahoma with Trent England on his radio show.


November 3, 2017

Read Byron Schlomach's commentary in The Oklahoman on the ineffectiveness of the state's Incentive Evaluation Commission.


November 1, 2017

Read a condensed version of 1889's publication, "The Profitability of Nonprofit Hospitals: Do They Need More Money?" in OCPA'sPerspectivepublication.


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.

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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.