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

The Legislature’s ‘black box’ committees

Fate of 6 key bills in hands of 29 lawmakers

T buys hybrid buses after assurances on Chelsea

Officials say vehicles will go electric through community

Baker vows TCI decision by end of year

Gov says underlying assumptions in flux due to COVID

Retiring rep, rep-elect share insights on State House opacity

‘What is on display for the public is strictly performative politics’

Climate initiative could push gas prices higher than forecast

Analysis projects increase of between 13 and 24 cents a gallon

Senate passes its own abortion budget amendment

Measure differs from House version in some respects

Pollack punts on Allston I-90 project

Puts off 'throat' decision until summer; raises plan B

This second surge very different from first

Cases are up again, but deaths and hospitalizations lagging

Senate abortion amendment differs from House’s in 1 key way

Includes broad statement affirming a woman’s choice

Rep. Dooley to run for state GOP chair

Wants to bridge divide between Baker, Trump camps

Baker implores Mass. residents to ‘get serious’

With Worcester medical center full, state opening field hospital

Baker hits the way the House passed abortion measure

Says lawmakers had promised to keep policy initiatives out of budget

House passes abortion access budget amendment

DeLeo praised, criticized for his role in passing measure

Baker slams Trump for stalling transition

Calls Justice Department involvement ‘wildly inappropriate’

Tran’s concession statement reflects his isolation

‘Nothing compares to planned attacks, negativity from last 11 months’

T capital funding sources projected to fall off cliff

Taxpayers Foundation lays out gloomy future at T board hearing

T proposes $128m in service cuts across system

Ferries eliminated, commuter rail shut down weeknights, weekends

Red municipalities plummet with changed metrics

Number falls from 121 last week to 16 this week

Baker says Trump’s conspiracy claims not supported by facts

‘We are counting votes on a bipartisan basis,’ he says

COVID-19 cases jump as new rules take effect

115 cases in October traced to places of worship

MBTA upping enforcement of face mask requirement

Employees directed to confront maskless passengers

Cronin edges Tran, but some ballots outstanding

A Tran loss would leave Senate with 3 Republicans

Baker election investments yield few gains

Super PAC’s big bet on Norfolk sheriff Jerry McDermott fails

Cronin declares victory; Sen. Tran not conceding

Other Senate incumbents, including 2 from GOP, win or are leading

Baker says masks key to ‘killing’ COVID-19

‘Part of this is about personal responsibility,’ he says

Baker, McDermott fight to retain control of sheriff’s post

PAC affiliated with governor pumps $165,000 into race

Walsh calls at-grade throat ‘right thing to do’

Mayor asks to participate in decisions on I-90 Allston project

Baker urges 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. COVID curfew

Lowers size of gatherings, shuts down restaurants, casinos, liquor stores at 9:30 p.m.