He was a member of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party.
He "was best known at the Capitol for his vigorous and controversial work on reforming public pension systems, promoting greater employee mobility and increasing retirement benefits. As chairman of the Governmental Operations committees in both the House and Senate, he also was an aggressive watchdog over state agencies and public officials" (Pioneer Press Obituary, December 31, 2017).
"As a reform-minded legislator, Moe left his mark on laws in the areas of criminal justice, governmental organization, environmental regulation, public pensions and state investment policy" (Pioneer Press Obituary, December 31, 2017).
"He became a nationally recognized expert on public pension policy and co-authored a guide on the subject for the National Conference of State Legislatures" (Pioneer Press Obituary, December 31, 2017).
According to his obituary, he "was the first lawmaker (in 1982) to propose light-trail train service between downtown Minneapolis and downtown St. Paul" (Pioneer Press Obituary, December 31, 2017).
He ran for Minnesota State Auditor in 1994. He won the Democratic-Farmer-Labor primary election over the endorsed candidate Todd Otis. He lost the election to Judi Dutcher.
Religion provided by the Catholic Bulletin, 3/21/1975.