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

Healey about to name new MBTA GM

Phillip Eng retired from Long Island Rail Road a year ago

MBTA pension benefits tweaked to attract, retain workers

Allows 125 retirees to return to work part-time  

Slow zones across 27% of MBTA subway system

New interactive map shows the breadth of the problem

New England’s last coal-fired power plant loses key revenue source

Non-carbon resources account for 25% of 2026-2027 capacity commitments

Baron rises to the defense of objectivity in journalism

‘I find myself in a diminishing minority,’ says legendary editor

Chambers of commerce fear not being heard, band together

Rooney: State starting to lose its was in terms of competitiveness

T lifts last of universal go-slow speed restrictions

As agency repairs tracks, many smaller go-slow zones remain

Electricity prices falling, but remain high

National Grid says summer rate will be higher than last year

More second-guessing of state’s I-90 Allston work

MassDOT board approves $86m repair contract for elevated section of Turnpike

New DPU chair hails from West Virginia

Van Nostrand appointed, along with CLF’s Rubin

​​SouthCoast Wind keeps hedging on its viability

Cites financial challenges but insists it can move forward

Offshore wind industry united on pricing adjustments

Companies tell state flexibility needed on next procurement

Health Equity Compact tackling big challenges

Addressing inequity likened to ‘boiling the ocean’

Documentation breakdown blamed in T subway slowdown

Speed back to 'normal' on Red, Orange, and Blue lines

MBTA checks off one item on FTA safety list

2 old work trains back in use; new ones ordered

MBTA leaning toward ‘new normal’ of lower ridership

Business leader calls board chair’s comments disappointing

Prysmian seeks assurances before building Somerset plant

Urges state to set local content requirements for future wind farms

Healey setting new tone with Legislature

At budget hearing, she signals willingness to listen, collaborate

Chamber chief to T: You get what you pay for

Rooney also says he hopes interim GM stays on

Senate leader calls for banning Avangrid from future projects

Rodrigues takes hardline stance on company’s move to terminate wind farm contract

Healey budget moves means-tested fares off back burner

Proposal steers $5m to initiative, giving it some momentum

Healey tells business group no one will compete harder

On radio show, she talks of eliminating ‘tax outliers’

Budget sets up ‘system’ for millionaire tax money

Money will be segregated and used for education, transportation

Healey files a ‘unicorn’ of a state budget

Proposal cuts taxes, sets money aside, and boosts spending to record levels

Fight over millionaire tax shifts to new arena

Second thoughts about asking the wealthy to pay more

Back-channel talks on Commonwealth Wind

Healey, utilities said to be open to ‘contract modifications’

A difference of opinion on estate tax, capital gains

2 analysts split on whether breaks would increase state’s competitiveness

Healey tax plan addresses ‘competitiveness’ issues

Like Baker, governor targets estate, capital gains taxes