Danish Murtaza

Policy Associate

As policy associate, Danish Murtaza focuses on policy research and writing, as well as monitoring of legislation in the Illinois General Assembly. Danish analyzes and explains contemporary policy issues regarding government accountability and efficiency. He provides analysis and recommendations to the policy team on legislation in the IL General Assembly. 

Danish joined the BGA in February 2016. Prior to that, he was with the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) in Chicago as their government affairs intern. He graduated from Loyola University Chicago with a B.A. in political science and is currently pursuing a masters in public policy & administration from Northwestern University.