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

Baker administration, Vineyard Wind schedule announcement

Focus is 'future of offshore wind in Massachusetts'

T notes: Bus network redesign coming next year

Pads suspected in March 16 Orange Line derailment

T board calls for $10 fine for fare evasion

Shows interest in linking fare evasion, income-based fares

Baker suggests he may lift emergency COVID order August 1 

Governor will join virtual meeting with Biden on Tuesday

Healey expands call for mandatory vaccinations

Backs requiring inoculations for health care workers

Newton cut off from all-day rail

Poor decisions in 1960s causing today’s problems

Dickson’s plan for greater health care equity

UMass Memorial CEO’s local, state, national initiatives

Baker laissez-faire on vaccine requirements

Says he won’t require state employees to be vaccinated

An ex-staffer’s perspective on T governance

‘It was like being the child of 7 divorced parents’

T lays out bus electrification plan

Rollout dependent on build out of new bus garages

House follows Mariano’s lead on film tax credit

Budget amendment does away with sunset provision

Throwing up roadblocks to Quebec hydroelectricity

Ballot question, Seabrook upgrade pose threats to clean energy pipeline

Under federal law, it can pay to read your bills closely

Individuals can file claims on behalf of government

Baker: Feds should redeploy vaccines to Mass.

Governor says some states not taking full allocation

Downing opposes new prison for women

Says investing in incarceration is opposite of what Mass. needs

Four questions for the MBTA’s Steve Poftak

GM says he plans to hire 80-120 fare verifiers

Baker retreats more on biomass power plants

Bars any facility in or near environmental justice community

Do Fattman, Eldridge donations follow similar pattern?

Eldridge says there was no coordination with state party

Somerset coming apart at the seams

Citing ‘hate and venom,’ chair of selectmen quits a year early

House budget calls for publicizing 2017 law

Birth control measure passed, but no one knew about it

Tax breaks not on House budget chief’s radar

Michlewitz served on tax expenditure commission

Angry Somerset residents elect ally to select board

With town’s future unclear, Smith claims 69-29 victory

T notes: Scrambling for electric trains

Some service cuts will be restored in June

T board gives boost to means-tested fares

One member proposes fare-free week in fall

New Bedford mayor calls offshore wind ‘generational opportunity’

But Mitchell worries about losing out in race for onshore investments

Sullivan refers Fattmans, Lyons to AG

Alleges violations of state campaign finance laws

T proposes $50 fine for fare evasion

Those who don’t pay won’t be able to renew driver’s license

Does 26-year-old case parallel Fattman situation?

OCPF cracked down on earmarked donations via state GOP

Baker notes: Governor OK with Northeastern vaccine requirement

Noncommitttal on fate of proposed biomass ratepayer subsidies

Was the Sutton GOP Town Committee just a conduit?

What you need to know about the Fattman campaign finance controversy