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

A third of municipalities are now high-risk for COVID-19

2 deaths among 20-year-olds; child care clusters rising

Baker super PAC mixes up photo in mailer

Mirra ad includes picture of another Republican

DPU orders gas utilities to rethink their future

What is their role in net-zero emission future

Enviro groups split on state Senate battle

Environmental League backs Republican, Sierra Club the Democrat

Pass the stuffing on Zoom this year

Celebrate Thanksgiving differently, Baker says

Baker calls ranked-choice voting too complicated

Mermell calls comments ‘insulting to Mass. voters’

5 candidates vie for North Shore seat

Race could be one of state’s most interesting

T faces $850,000 judgment in ‘grudge’ case

Appeals Court upholds whistleblower complaint

Baker-affiliated PAC bypasses Sen. Tran

Helps mostly Republicans; Fish donates $150,000 more

Lawrence leads way as red spread grows

State’s overall case rate rises to 9.2

Salem BOOting visitors out for Halloween

Commuter rail trains won’t stop in city; businesses to close early

Castle Rock’s impact called significant

Groups push for repeal of film tax credit sunset date

Toppling Baker top of mind for Dems

3 candidates vying to lead the party

T notes: Allston I-90 throat consensus seems very iffy

Huge outpouring of opposition to service cuts at the MBTA

T revising ridership projections downward

Assuming telecommuting will become ‘standard practice’

N.E. governors seek bigger say in power policies

Seek greater role in oversight of grid operator

Tran, Cronin trade salvos over experience, ethics

Senator stresses record; challenger focuses on disciplinary action

5 N.E. governors criticize grid operator

Call for changes -- need partner in decarbonization efforts

Tran’s ethics problems at heart of reelection campaign

2 senators on Ethics Committee contribute to Cronin

State moves into high-risk COVID-19 territory

Red list of communities jumps to 63; Lawrence worrisome

Baker to MBTA riders: Get back on board

‘I can’t think of a less risky activity,’ he says

Lawmakers ask what went wrong at nursing homes

COVID-19 learning curve steep, but many problems ignored

Seltz dissects Mass. health care market

Takes on market clout, rising health insurance rates, burdensome rules

Baker unveils $171m in eviction assistance

Rep seeking moratorium extension calls funding ‘woefully inadequate’

Mass. GOP opposes ranked-choice voting

Party chair calls it ‘confusing and destructive system’

MassDOT spreadsheet on throat options raises questions

Dimino says chart is full of bias and inaccuracies

Number of high-risk communities doubles

Lawrence spirals while state nears red zone

Lobbying begins on what to do next on budget

Wait until next year, says High Tech Council