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

Pollack accepts upgraded at-grade throat proposal

Secretary seems OK with incursions into Charles River

Mass. tax collections continue to roll along

Revenues up 1% through first 3 months of FY21

O’Connor tries to pull off high wire act

Calls himself a Baker and a Trump Republican

Expect delays in delivery of new Red, Orange line cars

T plans to seek financial penalties from Chinese manufacturer

MBTA embracing renewable energy

New contract for electricity will cut carbon footprint

T eyeing service cuts, budget workarounds

Ferries, commuter rail lines facing biggest reductions

Grid operator calls for ‘net carbon pricing’

Says approach deals with political impediments

The bureaucrat vs. Mass. GOP star

Dolan takes on Fattman for Worcester probate job

Number of high-risk communities rises sharply

Boston goes red, Nantucket stays red, Lawrence loses ground

COVID notes: New rapid tests to go to schools

Baker says Mass. leads nation in coronavirus testing

Baker all-in on COVID-19 community approach

On Monday, reopening plans will vary by municipality

COVID-19 crimes may be tough to prove

Healey says Soldiers’ Home decisions were criminal

T official criticizes CommonWealth story

Says story was incorrect and inappropriate

Indoor visits allowed at nursing homes

Communal dining, exercise can also resume

Nantucket has highest COVID-19 rate in state

Baker eases restrictions on dining group sizes, bar eating

Baker’s firing of Walsh voided for now

Decision is embarrassing for the governor

T notes: Bus driver hit, killed at Charlestown garage

Pollack sees progress on at-grade throat option

T targets white, wealthier riders with service cuts

Officials outline possible cuts in commuter rail, ferry

Number of high-risk communities jumps

COVID-19 infections concentrated among young

Poftak pushes feds for $32b for transit agencies

Report recommends T scrap host of popular capital projects

Wu launches grassroots mayoral campaign 

Her political philosophy blends policy with the personal

T notes: Battery buses not ready for primetime yet

Safety officer reports 4 derailments so far this year

T gears up for rich-poor divide in service cuts

Seeks to prioritize service for low-income, people of color, and those without cars

No worries with ‘crowded’ Red Line train

Aloisi calls the T a ‘fairly low-risk environment’

SJC seems wary of upending COVID-19 fight

Group questions legal authority for Baker emergency declaration

Baker unveils nursing home aid package

$82m in long-term aid plus $60m if COVID-19 reemerges this fall

Contact tracing ramping up hiring again

After steep cuts this summer, hundreds now being hired

Communities at high-risk for COVID-19 grow

Situation worsens in Lawrence, despite weeks of effort

Baker: COVID precautions driving down health care costs

Also backs Northeastern, shakes head at Maine, slams GBH report