Bruce Mohl

Editor, CommonWealth

About Bruce Mohl

Bruce Mohl is the editor of CommonWealth magazine. Bruce came to CommonWealth from the Boston Globe, where he spent nearly 30 years in a wide variety of positions covering business and politics. He covered the Massachusetts State House and served as the Globe’s State House bureau chief in the late 1980s. He also reported for the Globe’s Spotlight Team, winning a Loeb award in 1992 for coverage of conflicts of interest in the state’s pension system. He served as the Globe’s political editor in 1994 and went on to cover consumer issues for the newspaper. At CommonWealth, Bruce helped launch the magazine’s website and has written about a wide range of issues with a special focus on politics, tax policy, energy, and gambling. Bruce is a graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. He lives in Dorchester.

About Bruce Mohl

Bruce Mohl is the editor of CommonWealth magazine. Bruce came to CommonWealth from the Boston Globe, where he spent nearly 30 years in a wide variety of positions covering business and politics. He covered the Massachusetts State House and served as the Globe’s State House bureau chief in the late 1980s. He also reported for the Globe’s Spotlight Team, winning a Loeb award in 1992 for coverage of conflicts of interest in the state’s pension system. He served as the Globe’s political editor in 1994 and went on to cover consumer issues for the newspaper. At CommonWealth, Bruce helped launch the magazine’s website and has written about a wide range of issues with a special focus on politics, tax policy, energy, and gambling. Bruce is a graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. He lives in Dorchester.

Stories by Bruce Mohl

Baker retreats more on biomass power plants

Bars any facility in or near environmental justice community

Do Fattman, Eldridge donations follow similar pattern?

Eldridge says there was no coordination with state party

Somerset coming apart at the seams

Citing ‘hate and venom,’ chair of selectmen quits a year early

House budget calls for publicizing 2017 law

Birth control measure passed, but no one knew about it

Tax breaks not on House budget chief’s radar

Michlewitz served on tax expenditure commission

Angry Somerset residents elect ally to select board

With town’s future unclear, Smith claims 69-29 victory

T notes: Scrambling for electric trains

Some service cuts will be restored in June

T board gives boost to means-tested fares

One member proposes fare-free week in fall

New Bedford mayor calls offshore wind ‘generational opportunity’

But Mitchell worries about losing out in race for onshore investments

Sullivan refers Fattmans, Lyons to AG

Alleges violations of state campaign finance laws

T proposes $50 fine for fare evasion

Those who don’t pay won’t be able to renew driver’s license

Does 26-year-old case parallel Fattman situation?

OCPF cracked down on earmarked donations via state GOP

Baker notes: Governor OK with Northeastern vaccine requirement

Noncommitttal on fate of proposed biomass ratepayer subsidies

Was the Sutton GOP Town Committee just a conduit?

What you need to know about the Fattman campaign finance controversy

Baker pulls plug on Springfield biomass power plant

DEP cites construction delay, health and environmental impacts

Laborers union local backs Santiago

Says he has ‘good sense for promoting development’

Mandatory vaccination debate is percolating

No easy answers as pols grapple with the issue

Baker: More J&J vaccines are on the way

10m doses nationwide; 100,000 in Mass. next week

Judge rules against Fattmans in campaign finance case

Refuses to block possible referral to attorney general

Lynch warns of reliance on China for PPE

Urges aid recipients to buy American to bolster national security

Hynes vaccination site to administer 7,000 shots a day

Mobile vaccinations start next week in 5 communities

Following the money in Fattman campaign finance fight

Senator’s donation to town committee raise questions

T notes: Train derailed while using 46-year-old switch

Site for new Quincy bus garage obtained for $38.2m

Amid shortage of riders, T to restore service

Agency lays out plan for spending $845m in federal funds

How to build an industry to support offshore wind

Baker prioritizes federal investment, Mariano says state must pony up

Film tax credit backers say they have the votes

Dispute findings of tax expenditure commission

Virus notes: Baker shows interest in vaccine pass

Chelsea, Everett, Methuen, Randolph to get additional aid

Commission raises flags on film, alcohol, Fidelity tax breaks

Report says film tax credit ‘not the best use of the state’s money’

Baker not interested in vaccine mandates – for now

Also says he’s got a problem with those who cut the line

Virus Notes: Senator calls for vaccine passes

Johnson & Johnson deliveries to come up short again