But as the 49th Ward alderman worked the hallway behind the Illinois Senate chambers today, he lobbied for support from the very lawmakers who would need to confirm him. “If,” as Moore noted, the governor makes the appointment official.
Moore said he's got a goal of meeting with all 59 senators. He began stepping up his outreach to senators since the end of the holiday season.
"I don't want to take anyone for granted," Moore said.
As Moore has eyed the IEPA job, his wife, Barbara Moore, is being talked about to succeed him as alderman. Read more about that HERE.