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

State drags its feet on nursing home Medicaid terminations

Facilities have been living under a cloud for 6 months

Needham police report exonerates officers of racial bias

Misconduct found in connection with ‘arrest (reporting)’

State’s COVID-19 numbers trending down

Number of high-risk communities falls 13.5%

Let’s try this (climate change bill) again

House, Senate pass same measure Baker vetoed

As BSO, Boch Center struggle, fundraising takes off

Local cultural institutions await rollout of $15b in grants

T notes: Seeking transformation amid constraints

Transit plays minor role in Baker climate plan

T control board’s annual report calls for new revenues

Raises alarm on pension, debt costs, backs means-test fares

Harvard raises concerns on ‘no-build’ Allston option

Official points out university’s already-significant investment

Judd-Stein: Casinos haven’t asked for COVID relief

‘They have made no requests that I know of,’ she says

Theoharides explains $6b cost figure

Cites benefits of slightly slower pace on climate change

Pollack headed to Federal Highway Administration

Tesler to serve as acting transportation secretary

Baker appointee ‘mourns’ transportation vetoes

Tibbits-Nutt calls governor’s actions ‘heart-breaking’

Mariano, Spilka take defiant tone on climate change

Baker still hasn’t provided source for $6b cost claim

Debate over special elections heated — and complicated  

What’s fair to some is seen by others as a ‘thumb on the scale’  

Questions on Baker’s $6b climate change cost estimate

Barrett, CLF’s Campbell say governor’s veto letter not convincing

Baker vetoes key policy initiatives in transportation bond bill

New Uber, Lyft fees and Spilka toll restriction scrapped

Vaccine shipments slow; high-risk communities rise

One good sign, number of vaccinations rises sharply

Proposed Uber, Lyft fees could raise up to $112m

Assessments included in bill on governor’s desk

On climate change bill, it might be ‘groundhog day’

Lawmakers vow to pass same bill again if Baker vetoes it

Healey sitting on large campaign war chest

AG has more cash on hand than Baker, Polito combined

Worries mount over climate change bill

Some advocates, lawmakers fret about Baker veto

Edit averts fight over Allston project

Pollack, Aiello clash over funding resolution

Developer sees glass half-full on commercial real estate

O’Brien says we fundamentally need offices and cities

Finances take center stage on Allston project

If funding falls short, MassDOT eyes barebones approach

Mayflower Wind cutting its price 10%

Offshore wind tax credit triggers reduction

62% of cities and towns now high risk

Number rises by 29 in latest state report

A closer look at the sausage-making

Opaque conference committees tackle complicated issues

Mass. tax revenues continue resilient run

December collections up 8.8% over a year ago