Emily Wismer

Senior Fellow

Emily is a senior fellow at the Independent Women's Forum, where she focuses on energy, regulation, the economy, government budgeting, poverty reduction and international issues.

Prior to joining IWF, Emily worked as Legislative Researcher for Public Notice and on the Bankrupting America campaign. Her strategy, forward thinking, creativity, and policy work contributed towards effective policy marketing, polling, messaging, and the creation of unique policy education products like short films, infographics, policy events, billboards, fact sheets, blogs and briefing books.

Emily began her career in the United States Senate. In the office of Senator John Cornyn, she focused on budgetary, banking, fiscal, economic, financial, educational and family issues.

Emily graduated from Texas A&M University with a dual degree in Communications and Political Science. During her time in school, she studied at Shanghai International Studies University and worked for the Republican Party of Texas.

Emily’s commentary has been published in The Hill.

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Recent Articles:

Drum Circles Advocate Limited Government
July 15 2013
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President Obama’s Promise Kept
June 27 2013
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The Farm Bill: Meddling in Energy
June 24 2013
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EPA & DOE follow IRS' Partisan Lead
May 23 2013
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Syria's Real War on Women: Jihad Rape
April 23 2013
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Happy Earth Day
April 22 2013
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The Liberal Pledge to Neglect Seniors
April 17 2013
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Fisker's Fiscal Fires
April 9 2013
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Energy Companies Finding Green Energy Unprofitable
April 5 2013
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Throwing Tax Dollars into the Wind
April 3 2013
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Saudi Women Allowed to Ride Bikes...On Certain Conditions
April 2 2013
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The Government’s Soap Opera Love Affair with Wind Progresses
April 1 2013
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Fuel Prices to Rise Under New Regulations
April 1 2013
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American Energy Closed for Business
March 28 2013
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Energy High at All-Night Vote-a-rama in the Senate
March 26 2013
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Entrepreneurial Women Bravely Rebuild Afghanistan, Despite the Nation's Real War on Women
March 26 2013
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Free Markets to Avoid Blackouts
March 22 2013
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Yoko Ono’s Anti-Fracking Efforts Aren’t Just Inaccurate – They’re also Illegal.
March 20 2013
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Real War on Women: Indian Women Paid for Sterilization
March 19 2013
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Pres. Obama's Sequester: Amidst Furloughs, Government Advertises 2600 New Positions
March 18 2013
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Real War on Women: Libyan Women Still Struggle for Freedom
March 13 2013
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Ryan's Budget Offers Smart Energy Solutions
March 13 2013
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A Global Glance at the Real War on Women
March 8 2013
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President Implements Sequester as Painfully as Possible
March 8 2013
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Superstition, Sorcery, and a War on Women
March 6 2013
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Emily Wismer discusses President Obama's energy action plan on The Andy Caldwell Show
June 24 2013
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Emily Wismer joins the Diane Jones Morning Show to discuss the Obama budget
April 15 2013
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Emily Wismer joins American Family News to discuss President Obama's newest budget proposals
April 5 2013
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Emily Wismer discusses fracking and Nicklodeon on the Lincoln Brown Show
March 7 2013
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Emily Wismer discusses Nickelodeon's fracking special on WLW's Scott Sloan Show
March 4 2013
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Emily Wismer discusses fracking and Nicklodeon on the Bill LuMaye Show
March 4 2013
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Emily Wismer discusses Nicklodeon and fracking on the Vinnie Penn Project
March 1 2013
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Emily Wismer discusses Nickelodeon and the truth about fracking on Viewpoints with Lockwood Phillips
March 1 2013
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Emily Wismer discusses the GAO report and the government's unsustainable fiscal path on the Diane Jones Morning Show
January 24 2013
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Emily Wismer discusses a big setback for the wind industry on American Family News
January 11 2013
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Emily Wismer discussing the three cliff-like obstacles ahead on the Bill LuMaye Show
January 10 2013
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Emily Wismer discusses the fiscal cliff deal passed by Congress on the Andy Caldwell Show
January 2 2013
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Emily Wismer discussing the fiscal cliff and deficit deal negotiations on AM Colorado
December 31 2012
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Emily Wismer discusses the post-election crackdown on coal and energy on AM Colorado
November 15 2012
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Emily Wismer discusses recent unemployment report on KRMS Ozarks Today
October 4 2012
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Emily Wismer discusses the coal industry going out of business on WPTF's Bill LuMaye Show
September 28 2012
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Emily Wismer discusses new reports on the market and sequestration on AM Colorado
September 17 2012
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Obama's Taxes Aren't Hurting the 'Rich', They're Hurting You
February 22 2013
Emily Wismer
U.S. News & World Report



The Secret to Deficit Reduction: Getting Back to Basics
February 7 2013
Emily Wismer
Huffington Post



New CAFE standards a burden for car industry, consumers
October 8 2012
Emily Wismer
The Hill



Women Know What’s At Stake in this Election
August 28 2012
Emily Wismer
Townhall.com



Significant Tax Changes in 2013
February 12 2013
Emily Wismer



Fuel Efficiency Standards
November 19 2012
Emily Wismer



FACT SHEET: Women and the Economy
October 5 2012
Emily Wismer