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

Baker pulls plug on Springfield biomass power plant

DEP cites construction delay, health and environmental impacts

Laborers union local backs Santiago

Says he has ‘good sense for promoting development’

Mandatory vaccination debate is percolating

No easy answers as pols grapple with the issue

Baker: More J&J vaccines are on the way

10m doses nationwide; 100,000 in Mass. next week

Judge rules against Fattmans in campaign finance case

Refuses to block possible referral to attorney general

Lynch warns of reliance on China for PPE

Urges aid recipients to buy American to bolster national security

Hynes vaccination site to administer 7,000 shots a day

Mobile vaccinations start next week in 5 communities

Following the money in Fattman campaign finance fight

Senator’s donation to town committee raise questions

T notes: Train derailed while using 46-year-old switch

Site for new Quincy bus garage obtained for $38.2m

Amid shortage of riders, T to restore service

Agency lays out plan for spending $845m in federal funds

How to build an industry to support offshore wind

Baker prioritizes federal investment, Mariano says state must pony up

Film tax credit backers say they have the votes

Dispute findings of tax expenditure commission

Virus notes: Baker shows interest in vaccine pass

Chelsea, Everett, Methuen, Randolph to get additional aid

Commission raises flags on film, alcohol, Fidelity tax breaks

Report says film tax credit ‘not the best use of the state’s money’

Baker not interested in vaccine mandates – for now

Also says he’s got a problem with those who cut the line

Virus Notes: Senator calls for vaccine passes

Johnson & Johnson deliveries to come up short again

Should we still call it ‘commuter’ rail?

New schedules feature regular service throughout day

Somerset struggles amid slow rollout of offshore wind

Residents not happy with ‘interim’ scrap metal business at former coal plant site

Beacon Hill’s public health priorities

Comerford, Decker say inequity is their chief concern

Baker administration ‘very pleased’ with climate change bill

With few options, top aide embraces Legislature’s amended proposal

Nearly a fifth of state’s mayors stepping down

COVID appears to be a factor in many of the decisions

Group prepares to launch New Bedford news site

Mayor Mitchell welcomes more local news coverage

Report finds no racial profiling by Needham police

Yet officers ignored facts supporting victim’s claim of innocence

Mass. gasoline prices up 28 cents in last month

Oil producers in no hurry to ramp up production

Senate passes climate change bill 39-1

Cost barely registers during short debate

Republican delays action on climate change bill

Tarr’s move prompts angry retorts from Dems

Senate stands pat on climate change legislation

Bill rejects major amendments proposed by Baker

Baker: We could do 2m doses a month but getting only half that

Governor frustrated at broken promises of vaccine manufacturers

Rep reports live on state aid to Pittsfield

Farley-Bouvier takes viewers on a tour of public-private investments

Lawmaking by press release

No bill? No hearing? No problem for legislative leaders