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

Despite good Brayton Pt. news, court fight continues

Final briefs submitted after major offshore wind announcements

Boston institutes COVID vaccine mandate for leisure-related indoor spaces 

Restaurants, gyms, and entertainment venues will require proof of vaccine January 15 

Taylor: New T board different by design

Chair says new panel patterned after MassDOT board

Brayton Pt. manufacturing facility part of wind farm procurement

Salem’s waterfront will also become staging area for offshore wind

T’s largest union signs new contract

Waiver removes provision hindering construction work

Maine judge deals blow to Mass. climate change plan

Rejects injunction against law blocking hydroelectricity transmission line

Chang-Diaz backs green new deal

Democrat gubernatorial candidate backs fare-free T

Maine judge to rule quickly on transmission line injunction

$1b hydroelectricity project key part of Mass. climate effort

Wu raises fare-free snafu with Buttigieg

FTA issues statement confirming MBTA's reading of situation

Process overtakes promise on ARPA spending bill

Once-in-a-lifetime opportunity becomes business as usual

Wu’s $8m fare-free bus plan hits snag

Mayor looking for workaround with the MBTA

Acosta says bond money needed for UI trust fund

Secretary promises full accounting of fund by end of month

T board chair doubtful on cutting or eliminating fares

Without fare increase, Taylor says she has ‘serious problem’

Electoral process failed in Bourne

No opponent, no media vetting yields surprises

Business leader decries T service cuts

Says agency should hire private bus operators

Lacking drivers, T starts paring back service

Cuts affecting 31 bus routes, Mattapan trolley

Wu names Franklin-Hodge chief of streets

Appointment comes as traffic congestion rising in Boston

Grid operator nervous about energy constraints

Says imports of Quebec hydroelectricity needed

State tax revenues keep heading higher

Mass. already challenged in spending billions in federal aid

Neal flexing muscles for east-west rail

Calls initiative a top priority, matter of regional equity

Baker, Polito say 8 years is enough

Plan to focus on dispensing federal funds in coming year

Healey calls Baker ‘valued partner’

Allen thanks Baker; Chang-Diaz, Downing critical of governor

Power politics in Maine

Through proxies, Mass. seeks to overturn law backed by 59% of Maine voters

Was Baker talking a bit of trash about Healey?

Says winning not a factor in his decisions to run; Is it for AG?

No answers yet on unemployment insurance trust fund

Baker administration delays come with billion-dollar implications

Mass General Brigham has bullseye on its back

McDonough, Hattis see similarities to 2015

Bonin, key player in court struggle, dies at 90

Short stint as chief justice was focus of Aloisi book

Maine DEP suspends license of hydro transmission line

Fate of Mass.-financed project now in hands of the courts