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

Sudders: Deaths common at nursing homes

State says 1,000 to 1,500 died each month pre-COVID-19

Virus notes: 22 mayors back vote-by-mail

ACLU challenges DOC testing reports to SJC

Baker hints at ‘rules of road’ for reopening

Says surge first needs to end, which hasn’t happened yet

Oops, nursing home COVID-19 deaths omitted

Dashboard quickly fixed, fatalities continue to mount

Baker: We’re in the 3d or 4th quarter

‘Don’t let the virus win the game,' governor says

State revises regs on crisis care

Addresses inequality issues by prioritizing short-term survival

Surge status: Mixed reviews

New dashboard stops reporting deaths at long-term care facilities

Baker accused of misplaced COVID-19 priorities

2 officials say he prioritized hospitals over nursing homes

Most COVID-19 deaths now at nursing homes

Fatalities at hospitals, elsewhere growing at slower pace

Baker talks more about restarting economy

Notes fed guidance on 14-day downturn in cases, hospitalizations

Judge upholds Baker decision on marijuana

Says governor’s 2 major objections could be addressed

Essential or non-essential, who decides?

It varies across the country and in Mass.

Virus notes: Really, Williamstown a hot spot?

Are we surging or not? Trace-contact soft-launch

Nursing home funding boosted, but is it enough?

Investment comes amid ominous COVID-19 signs

Two thoughts on death in the COVID-19 age

HAZMAT suits at the cemetery: Leave nothing unsaid

Aquarium, zoo, and museums appeal for federal aid

Ask delegation to press for huge bump in funding

T notes: Feds ride to rescue of T

Dedicated bus lanes set for run to Lechmere

T board ponders 2-year extension for Keolis

With time short for board and contract, options limited

Nursing home leader warns of death and devastation

Asks state for more testing, more PPE, and $130m more a month

State hits projected surge peak in new COVID-19 cases

Baker had projected peak would come closer to April 20

Mask-wearing Baker warns of ‘invisible’ carriers

Nursing home deaths are driving COVID-19 fatalities

Baker: Surge peak to hit nearer April 20

Urges public to use masks; calls up 3,000 from Guard

Nursing homes account for 41% of state’s COVID-19 deaths

DPH says 247 at long-term-care facilities have died since epidemic began

Getting at the real Tom Brady

Howard Stern interview shows a different side of TB12

Virus notes: Baker traces origins of crisis

Candidates petition SJC on signature requirements

Troubling signs at state elder care facilities

‘Things are starting to get scary;’ Who to believe in Holyoke

COVID-19 ravaging long-term care facilities

Infections up six-fold in six days; death info missing

Deaths from COVID-19 rise 37%

Questions raised about county disparities in fatalities