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

Poftak, T board offer condolences on Lalin, Monsini

GM calls Red Line death a tragedy; Board chair expresses deep regret

Chang-Diaz turns forum with Healey into a debate

Accuses AG of shortchanging public transit, failing to stand up for people of color

W. Mass. showing clout on East-West rail

New authority sought, along with funding from the T

David vs. (Verizon) Goliath in Pittsfield

Board of Health blames cell phone tower for illnesses

Wu backs low-income MBTA fare

Eliminating fares has been one of her top priorities

Keeping score on MBTA control board’s priorities

Report says T moving in different direction on commuter rail, low income fare

Challenging the status quo on electricity, heating

Conservation Law Foundation officials call for change

MBTA goes out to bid for battery-electric buses

Officials expect contract to be awarded by end of year

Mass. farmers raise concerns about millionaire tax

Say the surtax doesn’t just affect the super wealthy

Healey climate plan calls for cabinet czar

Sets ambitious electricity goals for grid, transportation

Standardizing public health across Massachusetts

COVID exposed weaknesses in decentralized state system

Lessons from story on Globe’s Philip Morris sponsored content

Even very smart people aren’t familiar with the ad concept

T board safety subcommittee offers condolences

Say they ‘feel the pain’ of Lalin, Monsini deaths

Is the state’s health cost benchmark still relevant?

Health Policy Commission struggles amid uncertain times

Bond rating firm not alarmed by gas tax suspensions

Analysis differs from what Mass. officials have been saying

Somerset political infighting continues

State rep urges kindness as newcomer Vaught defeats Souza

Key lawmakers like Baker health care priorities

But they worry about spending, finding workers

The air traffic controller of electricity

Gordon van Welie is worried about keeping the lights on

Senate climate bill goes granular, ups electric vehicle rebates

Allows some municipalities to ban fossil fuel infrastructure in new construction

Grid operator urges slower transition on renewables

Seeks approval from FERC for 2-year extension of pricing rule

Globe refutes claims made by scientists in CommonWealth article

Cites proof officials were told of Philip Morris involvement

Chang-Diaz, Healey wrangling over debates

AG agrees to 2 debates after convention; rival calls it a dodge

Standing up campaign promises of auditor candidates

Bold pledges may bump up against demands of office

Waiting for the governor’s race to get going

Chang-Diaz pushes debates; Healey moving cautiously

T tells riders affected by tunnel diversions to stay home if they can

Other parts of system to shut down this weekend for repairs

MBTA ridership rebounding, particularly on commuter rail

Commuter rail now ‘marching in step’ with subway lines

MBTA in no big rush on electrification

There’s a plan for buses, but not for commuter rail