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 says 3d term decision ‘very complicated’

Asked why, he responds: ‘Are you serious, really?’

Baker philosophically not on Wu’s side

He disagrees with her on a fare-free T, rent control

Baker super PAC returns to action

Backs Sisitsky over Spicer in Framingham mayor race

Baker commits to bridge linking Assembly Sq. and Encore casino

Source of $35m for project over Mystic River still not clear

New T board likely to move at slower pace

Poftak says panel will meet once a month

T delays Green Line extension a second time

Union Sq. branch now set to open 3 months later in March

Boxborough board seeks FBI investigation

Town divided over police department payroll issues

New work week: Tuesday through Thursday

MassDOT commuter planning tool finds new pattern

Fare-free Worcester buses called bright spot in transit recovery

Business group backs discount fares for intermittent commuter rail riders

Wu’s fare-free T: Fanciful notion or strategic thinking?

Beacon Hill not interested; Aloisi calls it pushing the envelope

1,571 state workers not complying with vaccine mandate

Details still unclear; no significant staffing shortages expected

Beacon Hill eyeing tradeoffs on offshore wind

Are higher power prices worth it to secure more onshore development?

Baker reverses course on utility contracting

Files bill to put DOER in charge of procuring clean power

Baker shifts thinking on offshore wind

Calls for major infrastructure investment, end to price cap

SJC refuses to dismiss Patrick whistleblower case

Case of former chief of sex offender board can move forward

Baker calls up Guard to help at prisons, schools

Addresses worker shortages at DOC, COVID testing program

State is rolling in money

Sept. collections exceed projections by 14%

Who’s keeping whom in check on Beacon Hill?

Baker pressing Legislature to quickly release federal funds

Spilka scores victory on I-90 Allston project

Baker administration says tolls will not go up to pay for it

Two takes on Boston’s Municipal Harbor Plan

Abbott, Dimino discuss merits of starting over

Vineyard Wind signs port deal with Salem

Deal contingent on firm winning state power contract

Allston I-90 price tag $400m higher than in Nov.

Tesler expects Boston, Harvard to pay for city streets

Is it the man or the money?

Was Baker shift prompted by Tesler or possibility of fed funding?

State embraces all-at-grade Allston project

Tesler puts focus on funding; eyes fed infrastructure bill

Red Line train derails at Broadway

No injuries; 3d mainline subway derailment this year

Fusion energy nears Kitty Hawk moment

With new magnet technology, ‘there is nothing stopping us’

2 offshore wind developers submit bids

Process rekindling debate on price vs. economic development

Baker clean heat commission faces time squeeze

New commission would seemingly report too late

East Boston-South Boston ferry launching Monday

New pilot service being run by Convention Center Authority

Tight battles ahead for mayor in Lawrence, Holyoke

To win in Nov., candidates will need to tap rivals' supporters