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

Tensions rising between House and Senate

Senate snubs committee structure on health care bills

State: Students low risk for COVID-19

Research suggests in-school transmission is low

Walsh is fall guy, but it goes way beyond him

Soldiers’ Home mismanagement runs broad, deep

Theoharides stirs outrage with Pike stance

Dimino calls her letter ‘premature and unprecedented’

T notes: Control board says goodbye, offers advice

GM: COVID-19 delaying production of new Red, Orange Line cars

Pollack outlines yet another ‘throat’ option

Sets deadline of this fall to wrap discussions up

Demolition dust one more Chelsea burden

Work put on hold as remediation plan developed

State ‘price-gouging’ out-of-state campers

Fees are doubling for visitors from other states

Report: COVID-19 hits blacks, Hispanics harder

New age-adjusted death data follows same pattern

Despite positive trends, Baker stays course on tracing, testing

‘We’re not going to be caught by surprise in the fall,’ he says

No rush in pursuing $1b in federal funds

Baker bill offers no details on how money will be used

Boston organization stirs ire of solar advocates

Challenges validity of state net metering laws

T notes: Riders returning slowly to buses, subways

Flex pass coming for those who commute occasionally

MBTA approves 4-year Keolis extension

Buys time to plan for commuter rail of future

Taxpayers Foundation: T facing existential crisis

Transit authority in worse shape now than in 2015

T oversight comes down to arcane question

House, Senate split on who should appoint GM

East-West rail facing big hurdles

Federal money unlikely; Markey seeks funding workaround

Feds release Vineyard Wind environmental assessment

Project 2,000 turbines along E. Coast over next 10 years

News business in George Floyd upheaval

Editors sacked, reporters sidelined as standards change

Senate bill proposes new oversight board for T

Would make transportation secretary an ex officio board member

Racial impact of COVID may be less than thought

New data on deaths suggest blacks, Hispanics underrepresented

Baker greenlights phase two for Monday

‘We are clearly on a path to beat the virus’

MBTA to stop busing police to protests

Baker says alternative transport will be found

Baker sees big benefit from Guard presence

Not concerned about heavy weapons soldiers carry

DCR cancels all state campground reservations

Starting over, season will now start July 1

Healey calls for orderly transition away from natural gas

Petition raises host of questions that need to be answered

42% of nursing home residents test positive

Some facilities still struggling with infection control

Baker juggles COVID, Floyd issues

Won’t announce until Saturday if phase 2 is a go

Another test for the state’s struggling GOP

Disarray at the top is having big repercussions

Baker slams Trump’s lack of leadership

‘It’s definitely not what we need across this great country’