Are You Ready to Rumble? (S4E1) by TheInnerLoop published on 2013/05/01 20:24:02 +0000 TKO: By Unanimous Decision in the Senate. Congress was able to end the FAA furloughs effecting air traffic controllers within just 48 hours through legislation which didn't give the FAA additional funding, but did the legislation provide the FAA with more flexibility to work within its budget. Your hosts Howard Marlowe and Michael Willis are ringside with their scorecards. Reprieving the sequester, will this be the new trend for Congress? What other agencies might be spared from the deep cutting sequester knife? How will the effects of Congress directing the details of Federal Agency budgets play out? Our experts hash out all the details on The Inner Loop. Our guest this week, Amy Harder, Energy and Environment Correspondent for the National Journal, talks about the two recent hydropower bills that were passed in the House this year, one was by unanimous decision and the other nearly so. Why is hydropower so important? How did this bill receive so much bipartisan support? Don't miss a single round of on The Inner Loop because this one may be over before the first bell tolls.