Senate Foreign Relations Committee Approves Foreign Aid Transparency, Accountability Act

“The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved on Thursday the Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act, which would make law Obama administration policies that strive to hold foreign aid agencies more accountable through systematic monitoring, evaluation and online disclosure of program data and results,” Devex reports. The news service examines the content of the bill and discusses next steps (Igoe, 11/15). Additional information on the bill is available from the Kaiser Family Foundation’s “Policy Tracker” (11/14).