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

MBTA shutting down chunk of Blue Line 13 days

Track replacement, tunnel repairs will affect 25,000 riders

Baker’s $4,000 employer hiring bonus called ‘deeply misguided’

Rewards employers for doing what they are already doing, Horowitz says

Baker offering employers $4,000 for each worker hired

Money dispensed on first-come, first-served basis through end of year

Scrap metal operation shuts down in Somerset

No word yet on whether zoning appeal is coming

Capuano praises Baker on GLX — and says he voted for him

Democrat praises Republican for not playing politics

GLX opening a major achievement for the T

Shows transit authority is capable of delivering big projects

Wu, MBTA each put own spin on fare-free bus results

Wu stresses rider gains, T focuses on lack of savings

Brayton Point scrap metal business asks for more time

Judge OKs longer hours, rejects shutdown extension

How 3 women helped drive a scrap metal business out of Somerset

A ‘nightmare experience’ yields a few positive takeaways

Parsing words at the Mass. Gaming Commission

Encore concert controversy not going away

Gaming Commission backs off oversight of Everett entertainment complex

Says regulation unnecessary as long as certain conditions are met

Encore tries to defuse concerns on concerts, expansion

Gaming Commission could take votes on both matters

E-bikes, electric vehicles focus of clean transportation grants

Electric bicycles seen as affordable for low-income consumers

Hyde Park’s quirky commuter rail fare structure

Riders at 3 stations pay very different rates

Judge orders shutdown of Brayton Pt. scrap metal operation

Sides with 3 women who said metal dust was damaging their health

Encore says 999 seats available for fight night

Number is one less than gaming law restriction

Concert violations at Encore ballroom alleged

Officials from rival theater urge regulators to fine casino

New offshore wind bill drops electric bill charges

Mariano says he wanted the focus to be on industry building

Encore’s ‘expansion’ starts to raise tricky questions

Wynn officials give conflicting statements on west of Broadway venture

Merrimack Valley RTA goes fare free for two years

‘Boston is actually following our model,’ says administrator

Local-option COVID approach slammed

Pavlos: End result is patchwork policy, harassment

Healey again rejects Brookline anti-fossil fuel bylaws

Lauds town’s effort, but says its approach violates existing law

Fare gates coming to North Station

Goal is to crack down on fare evaders

March 21 opening set for Green Line to Union Sq

Branch to Medford not open until 'late summer'

MBTA board hears gloomy report on fare options

Fare-free bus offered no savings to most riders, T says

New challenges with I-90 Allston project

State, Boston, Harvard officials discuss funding options

What’s better for T: No fares or low-income fare?

MBTA board set to take up alternative fare proposals

Baker: Tax breaks affordable, needed to make state competitive

Democrats raise concerns about tax cuts for the wealthy