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

East-West rail comes with very high price tag

Analysis: Construction cost for fastest option $51,074 per trip

Wynn slammed by Macau shutdown

Maddox sees some progress at Encore Boston Harbor

Tallying up climate change tradeoffs

Stoughton church debates trees vs solar panels

PAC with Baker ties backs Dem primary winner

Lipper-Garabedian cruises to victory in rep race

Baker’s stump speech on transportation

Playing catchup, weed whacking, and omissions

For offshore wind, expect more delays

Theoharides: Vineyard Wind's federal review won't be done until December

Senator disappointed with missed commuter rail deadline

Crighton: ‘I wonder why they are dragging their feet’

Report raises gas utility safety issues

Says National Grid is struggling to address leaks

Kennedy lauds T union fight against privatization

Says conditions at Quincy bus repair garage are bad

7 takes on Senate climate change debate

Lots of harmony, plus some political intrigue

Mass. father, son tied to Ghosn escape

Taylor also tied to infamous ‘booze cruise’ in 1999

Northeastern heads north to Maine

With $100m gift, school hopes to create tech ecosystem

Senators, unions push back against more T privatization

Say turning 60 buses over to private vendor would be mistake

T off to slow start on commuter rail makeover

Control board deadline passes with little action

T notes: Fairmount Line getting 8 more daily trips

Change orders drive up cost of Red, Orange line cars 8 percent

Raising the alarm on housing

O’Brien: Boston rental housing doesn’t pencil out

Senate to vote on sweeping climate change bill

‘The planet’s survival is at stake,’ says Spilka

Net-zero target called most aggressive in world

A handful of states, and somecountries have similar goal

Baker proposes all-new MBTA board

Would include 7 members, meet 12 times a year

Super PAC with ties to Baker keeps cruising

Raised nearly $270,000 over last 2 months

Baker: Net-zero emissions by 2050

Says he will give T $135m more in operating funds

Municipal officials tout film tax credit

With sunset looming, they tout jobs, money, and tourism

Anita Walker betting culture is good for your health

Mass. Cultural Council underwrites prescriptions for art

Senate leaders ‘getting close’ on transportation bill

Working group, after Spilka pep talk, discusses goals and resources

Mayflower Wind, without contract, moving ahead

Launches substation work in bid to tap tax credits

Health Policy Commission identifies 3 troubling cost trends

Patient migration to high-cost Partners is major concern

T $25m behind on contract pledge to union

Gonneville: No good reasons for bus maintenance spending lag

Two experts debate tunneling under Charles River

Is it a visionary idea or a detour in wrong direction?

Straus says TCI is getting in the way

‘The governor’s approach is not working’