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

Lawmakers strip tax breaks out of $3.7b spending agreement 

Economic development legislation moving in informal sessions 

Vineyard Wind starts laying undersea cable

Officials say work significant milestone for project

Wind farm, utilities at odds on electricity contracts

Healey, Baker don’t address firm’s call for renegotiation

Poftak says he is stepping down at T on Jan. 3

General manager shouldered much of blame for safety issues

Wind farm developer seeks to reopen power contract

Climate change Time crunch makes any lengthy delays difficult

Outside money pours into state auditor’s race

Super PACs linked to unions, Baker back opposing candidates

Key lawmaker calls for restructuring MBTA

Suggests narrowing focus to just bus, subway

T notes: Low-income fares back on agenda

$79m cost to relocate commuter rail safety function underground

MBTA unveils redesigned bus redesign

Overhaul of route system will take 5 years to implement

What’s behind the pipeline debate in governor’s race?

Candidates at odds over decision not to build more gas pipelines in 2015

Baker-linked super PAC spends $100,000 on behalf of Amore

Republican auditor candidate faces uphill battle against Sen. DiZoglio

T to lift Orange Line speed restrictions by January

In letter to Markey, Poftak explains holdup after shutdown

LaHood: T’s Poftak on right track with safety until COVID hit

Former US transportation secretary makes safety culture recommendations

Page-led MTA leads fight for Question 1

Union contributes $10.9m to campaign so far

Boston, businesses to pay for employee bus, subway rides

New 2-year pilot with MBTA patterned after MIT initiative launched in 2016

Devaux says Health Policy Commission needs more power

New chair says ‘powers need to be changed and strengthened’

Baker-linked super PAC bets big on Hodgson

Also spends money on behalf 3 GOP Senate candidates

Baker leaving office, but still campaigning

Using endorsements, super PAC to push his political brand

MBTA problems not affecting Baker popularity

Poll indicates governor not held responsible

Cracked welds delay new N. Washington St. Bridge a year

State officials say new span will not open until 2025

MBTA: What went wrong and how to fix it

T Advisory Board picks the minds of a bunch of experts

Healey’s snub of Rausch hot issue in Senate race

Dooley says relationships matter, gets on well with AG 

Poftak owes T riders timeline on speed restrictions, Baker says

GM last week refused to set deadline for safety reasons

Sen. Rausch facing challenge from Dooley in redrawn district

Rep. has Baker on his side; Healey staying out of race

Warren calls for new leadership ‘top to bottom’ at T

Along with Markey, calls current management, oversight a failure

Public sector unions backing DiZoglio for auditor

Union-backed super PACs spent $630,000 on her behalf

Amore juggling auditor campaign with museum day job

Uses vacation time to attend many of his events

Healey, Diehl debate has heavy focus on Trump, Biden

AG’s call for tax cuts limited to Baker’s proposals

Two key lawmakers say MBTA needs money, but also change

Straus say new leadership needed at transit authority