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

Chelsea’s COVID-19 situation worsens; decision time for Rivera

Lynn spread slows while Somerville, Swampscott go yellow

Employer survey indicates new normal will be very different

Businesses say 47% of employees will continue to work remotely

As GOP holds convention, Baker-linked PAC backs Dems

Gov says he is member of ‘pragmatic’ Republican Party

Newspaper endorsements becoming scarce

Do they have value or are they just annoying?

Baker-linked PAC backs 13 Dems, 4 Republicans in primary battles

Spends nearly $94,000, with 53% going to 2 Governor’s Council races

T preps for $308m deficit in fiscal 2022

Poftak: ‘This is a transit problem, not an MBTA problem’

Baker-linked PAC targets Dem primary

Helps newcomer in race for Governor’s Council

Chelsea edges Lynn for top COVID-19 infection rate

People in their 20s account for the most infections

Markey, Kennedy in low brow debate

Two candidates seemingly have very little to say

Baker applying for Trump unemployment funds

Would provide a $400 enhanced UI benefit

Theoharides softens stance on Charles River a bit

Says river not off-limits but incursions difficult to permit

Getting to yes on the throat

There are moves afoot, but it won’t be easy

Neal, Morse debate highlights major differences

Holyoke mayor slams ‘backroom coordinated political smear’

Casino revenues, amid constraints, do fairly well in July

Fewer games, fewer days – 56% of July 2019 revenues

At least 130 COVID-19 false positives turn up at lab

Mistakes large enough to lower Fall River, Taunton risk levels

COVID-19 spreading fastest among those in 20s, 30s

High-risk Lawrence cracking down on parties, travelers

Data indicate spread of COVID-19 accelerating

Number of moderate, high-risk communities rises 40%

Pollack launches Allston review with 3 options

Because of Charles R. incursions, 2 would seem DOA

2 revealing exchanges in Kennedy-Markey debate

One dealt with DJ Henry, the other with negative campaign ads

Baker opposes Trump’s stimulus alternative

Says proposal diverts funds states are counting on

Baker says most kids can return to in-person learning

Says data indicate only 33 towns should do remote-only education

Baker sees positives in July revenue numbers

Says parts of economy ‘OK’; auto sales up

Will the shows go on in Pittsfield?

Stage productions seek exemption from outdoor gathering limits

Surprise! July state tax revenues increase

State officials scratching their heads; Could UI benefits be cause?

Downing, Vennochi voice concerns on Baker

Say he needs to think bigger, be accountable for mistakes

Baker backs in-person learning in most towns

Says facts, data, and science are on his side

July tax revenues offer some hope

Narrow FY20 deficit, provide FY21 stability

T eliminating plastic-paper/cash price differential

Bus ridership forecast to hit 50% of pre-COVID levels in Sept.