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

Status of schools unclear this fall

For some, making up lost academic ground not a priority

Biden proposes ambitious electric vehicle plan

Could help Mass. efforts to up sales of zero emission vehicles

Contact tracing ramping up yet again

Another sign COVID is not going away

Environmental justice designation coming under scrutiny

Is Lexington really environmentally overburdened?

Salem newcomer to offshore wind conversation

Focus is on land adjacent to gas-fired power plant

State seal set to get a makeover

Commission, not at full strength, to hold first meeting

Feds throw ‘huge wrench’ in I-90 Allston project

They say at-grade design violates flood plain regulation

Most mayoral candidates pan the Seaport

Call it missed opportunity, playground for the rich

Somerset officials press Baker to intervene at Brayton Point

Claim scrap metal business is illegal and violating EPA guidelines

Baker unsure about state ownership of Brayton Point land

Governor’s uncertainty comes as Somerset is pressing him to act

Vaccinations slow despite Vax Giveaway

Unclear whether game is swaying those reluctant to get vaccinated

No budget squeeze with extra billions

FY22 budget gets $4.2b last-minute boost

Mariano scores big victory on film tax credit

Tax break now permanent; no salary cap included

Sources: Boncore eyeing MassBio job

Hiring senator fits a pattern at life sciences advocacy group

House rejects efforts to disclose committee votes

New rules only require identification of those who vote no on bills

Clarification issued on House rules proposal

Deals with how individual lawmakers are identified on committee votes

House proposal would keep committee votes secret

Measure is more sweeping than plan released last week

Baker administration breaks silence on Brayton Point

Cryptic statement says agency is ‘aware of concerns’

Weekend commuter rail resumes on all lines

T adds Sunday Needham service, but not way community wanted

Mass Reboot: Home

For many, COVID transformed homes into offices

Boston School Committee votes to extend superintendent’s contract

Cassellius granted two-year extension as district digs out from pandemic shutdown

State urged to take control of Brayton Point pier

Somerset candidate says lease with Mass. no longer valid

Worcester commuter rail line targeted for upgrades

2 projects planned between Newton and Framingham

Concerns raised about Optum coding practices

Longer review of Atrius acquisition urged at Health Policy Commission

Mass Reboot: The arts sector

COVID caused a cultural depression in the state

Baker seems eager to start spending

Governor, Legislature sparring over billions

When is the Boston mayoral race going to pick up?

NYC mayoral primary, with vote today, is not boring