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

Mass General Brigham cost containment plan approved

Health Policy Commission calls it a step in good direction

​​Here are some ways to lower your electric bill

With prices heading sky-high, it’s time to shop around

Baker once again refuses to criticize DeSantis

Says he doesn’t want to engage in ‘presidential debate’

Lessons learned from failed birth control law

Do’s and don’ts from Reproductive Equity Now

Top Baker aide sees ‘herd mentality’ in shrinking press corps

Says most reporters adopted the same story line on Orange Line shutdown

Security bollards being installed in front of State House

Barriers designed to protect people outside, not inside, building

Mass General Brigham ups cost reduction target to $127.8m

Hospital system’s plan remains largely the same, but savings estimates rise

Healey calls National Grid rate hike ‘devastating’

Several options to ease spike are available to consumers

National Grid says electricity prices to skyrocket

On Nov. 1, basic service price will more than double

Cambridge progressive seeks to tweak the tax cap

Wants to redirect money to low-income residents

Baker blames Washington, not DeSantis

Says Congress needs to fix ‘screwed up’ immigration system

Why are migrants being flown to Martha’s Vineyard? 

An explainer on the border crisis and how Mass. has been drawn into the fray

Baker presses forward with hefty tax cap refunds

Law calls for credits but governor prepares to send out checks

MBTA board eyeing possible new revenue streams

In transit authority survey, T derives least self-generated income

Auditor certification paves way for $2.9b in tax cap credits

Debate now shifts to how the money should be returned to taxpayers

MBTA board chair indicates authority needs more funding

Says exact amount will depend on staff, maintenance needs

DPU trying to double size of its MBTA oversight staff

Hiring scramble comes as lawmakers call officials to testify

Wu, despite allegations, says she voted for Arroyo

Complains women pols are often viewed as ‘emotional revenge machines’

Auditor candidates have different views on privatization law

Campaign questionnaires highlight stances of Amore, DiZoglio

Provincetown hooked up to large electricity battery

Designed for reliability, project is one of largest in nation

Super PAC with ties to Baker backed 15 winners

Says it has $1.4m ready for general election

Marblehead rep candidate scores victory against old-boy network

Narrowly edges 26-year-old who was endorsed by Markey

Diehl defeats Doughty – to take on Healey

Trump likely to figure prominently in governor’s race

Big money and unfinished Beacon Hill business

No revenue constraints for now; setting priorities is key

5 New England states seek info on transmission issues

Joint effort to address cost of interconnecting offshore wind farms

Records call sexual assault claim against Arroyo ‘unfounded’ 

Officials concluded no crime occurred, but didn’t say allegations were not true