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

Harvard’s Bacow, wife test positive for COVID-19

‘Neither of us knows how we contracted the virus,’ he says

Are you essential or not?

Baker issues a list of workers that can stay on the job

Transportation officials struggle with the downturn

Ridership way off at the T; toll revenues could fall $38m

Virus notes: 1st COVID-19 death in Mass.

The shelter-in-place rumor that won’t die -- Part 4

What our COVID-19 daily diary tells us

Good data on cases, tests – not so good on hospitalizations

Virus notes: State, local elections being postponed

Only 25 people, including board members, allowed at MassDOT meeting

Virus notes: Baker orders child care shift

Biotech: Treatment months away, vaccine at least a year

MBTA ridership continues to plummet

Subway down 72% on Tuesday; buses off 50%

Virus notes: Cuomo-Baker: Style and substance

State budget fears; Broad Institute to rescue

The rumor that won’t die — shelter in place

Bay Area counties are doing it; Walsh says it’s coming

Baker defends Trump comment on respirators

Tufts asks researchers for spare gear for hospital

MBTA ridership plummets, service being reduced

Subway ridership off an estimated 48 percent on Friday

A report from the frontlines at MGH

‘We are very worried on the ICU side’

Only 475 tested for virus so far

Baker says amount of testing to ramp up

Baker bars gatherings of more than 250

Despite pushback, allows K-12 schools to remain open

Social distancing on a personal level

Dos and don’ts for dinner parties, haircuts, dates

Virus notes: Discrimination warning issued

Museums closing; Encore visitor tests positive; fed jury trials postponed

Galvin nervous on Census count

Counting college students, immigrants won’t be easy

Baker declares virus state of emergency

New rules for state workers, private sector urged to follow

Healey calls for exploring expanded carbon pricing

Recommendation matches what grid operator has been saying

T notes: Boston congestion ranked worst in US again

Study recommends income-based commuter rail fares

T budget raises sustainability questions

Amendment envisions means-tested fares in FY2022

‘A low point for Republicans in Mass.’

Two party members analyze state committee fight

Lyons has votes to remain Mass. GOP chair

Baker forces fail to elect enough supporters

Election highlights deep Mass. GOP divisions

Howie Carr jumped into the fray with robocalls

Baker fails to gain ground in state GOP

Insiders say big spending didn’t yield results

PAC with ties to Baker sees mixed results

Foray into GOP primaries nets 1 win, 1 loss

Fight for state GOP turns nasty

Committee races are the wild west of Mass. politics

Is the New York Times getting too big?

It’s crowding out the competition, says paper’s new media columnist