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

T notes: Capital spending about to start falling

Official urges putting projects on hold to conserve funds

Biden administration moves forward on Vineyard Wind

Issues final environment impact statement for project

T projects fare revenue to be down for at least 5 years

Poftak prefers to plug gap with federal aid, not new state funding

Sneak peak of this year’s transportation debate

Boncore, Straus debate merits of free bus fares

Teachers unions seem to have Baker’s number

On vaccinations and charters, unions have come out on top

Biden accused of playing politics on Vineyard Wind

Fishing group baffled by zigzag regulatory actions

Lobbying expenditures totaled $85.6m in 2020

Top five spenders were all in health care field

If Baker opts not to run, state GOP split on successor

Polito, Diehl bunched together, most Republicans undecided

Contact tracing collaborative laying off 170

More layoffs expected as COVID-19 surge recedes

Baker: Mass. has received $71b in fed aid

Governor says money came from 4 relief programs

Hospitals to resume vaccinations Monday

Baker administration cut them off on Feb. 11

With ‘cliff’ looming, T stalls for time

Bags 5-year capital plan for 2d year in a row

MBTA tries new approach with commuter rail cuts

Aiello calls the change the first step toward regional rail

Baker ‘pissed off’ as vaccine website struggles

Many receive message ‘this application crashed’

COVID signs show improvement

Numbers run counter to out-of-control narrative

Vaccine rollout continues to those 65 and up

Those with 2 health conditions, now including asthma, also get their turn

Croswell talks consolidations – his and others

Says Harvard Pilgrim-Tufts merger will yield $100m in savings

Companion ads stir concerns, pushback

21 reps urge Baker to scrap the program

Baker moves on quickly from Ismay

‘The substance of what he said is 100% true’

Virus notes: Crowding at the top of Phase 2

Groups keep getting moved up, pushing others down

Baker again denounces Ismay comments

Brushes aside suggestion aide was just impolitic

Baker offers vaccines to ‘companions’ of those over 75

Also announces two more mass vaccination sites in Dartmouth, Natick

T starting to get serious about fare evasion

New fine structure, fare verification team coming

T control board takes on its critics

Aiello calls Globe editorial ‘uninformed’

Meet Michael Bobbitt, state’s new arts leader

‘Arts and culture is inherently a social justice medium’

Baker takes more conciliatory tone on climate change bill

Sends it back with amendments, drops objection on offshore wind

Baker irked by undersecretary’s climate remarks

Says ordinary people will be affected by emission goals

Nursing homes may be turning the corner on COVID

Vaccinations, nearly completed, could accelerate the trend

Baker loosens capacity restrictions

COVID numbers down, vaccination numbers confusing