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

Legislature proposes new Uber, Lyft fees

Bill calls for added 20-cent fee in 14 Boston-area communities

Where deadlines, rules, time are malleable

Key bills approved thanks to the ‘legislative day’

House, Senate finish by moving finish line

Transportation, economic development bills gain approval

Economic development, transpo bills coming down to wire

Meanwhile, climate change bill breezes through Legislature

Baker says Biden won ‘fair and square’

Calls challenges, accusations an ‘affront to democracy’

Lawmakers release compromise climate change bill

Sets more aggressive emissions target for 2030 than Baker

Baker signs health care bill into law

Sets rules for telehealth going forward

Mass. remains on a COVID-19 plateau

Boston goes red but high-risk communities hold steady

CommonWealth’s most read stories of 2020

List this year, with a few exceptions, is a bit of a letdown

Our most popular commentary pieces of 2020

From personal favorites to those most read

House, Senate seem to be in no rush

With many bills pending, both branches adjourn until Monday

Baker emissions roadmap sets ambitious targets

Calls for energy retrofits of 1m homes, 750,000 electric vehicles over next decade

House overrides Baker’s abortion veto

3 anti-abortion reps choose not to vote

DeLeo stepping down; Mariano facing no opposition

Holmes said he decided to not pursue the speaker's job last week

Sudders finally feeling hopeful

Calls Biden empathic, says he understands grief

Mass. hits a COVID-19 plateau

Red communities hold steady, cases down slightly

Baker vetoes abortion bill

Objects to lowering age for parental, judicial consent

Reduced commuter rail schedule extended until Jan. 8

12 of 58 Keolis dispatchers out due to COVID-19

Baker, lawmakers tout $668m small biz grant program

Targets restaurants and other firms hard hit by COVID-19

Baker tightens restrictions starting day after Christmas

Lowers gathering sizes; cuts admissions to stores, restaurants

House members following DeLeo-Mariano script

The two men, working together, have left little to chance

Mass., Conn., RI, DC sign transportation climate pact

Theoharides: Protections included to rein in gas price hikes

DeLeo sets in motion Mariano handoff

Discloses intention to talk with Northeastern about job

53% of Mass. communities now high-risk for COVID-19

Thresholds for red designation are being overwhelmed

House rejects Baker’s abortion amendment

Governor refuses to say whether he’ll issue veto

T board members clarify fare, service votes

One proposal grew out of frustration with Legislature