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 board scales back service cuts, takes swipe at Beacon Hill

Rare 3-2 split on board over Legislature's failure to provide more revenues

Hull may get a break from T cuts

Community faced loss of all MBTA service

Mass. moves into high-risk COVID category

Red communities hit 158; Lawrence cases soar

11 T workers suspended for not wearing masks

An additional 52 employees received written warnings

SJC upholds Baker’s sweeping COVID-19 authority

Ruling traces governor’s powers to 1950 Civil Defense Act

Walker warns of bumpy road in communities of color

Cites ‘troublesome trust factor’ in country, communities

Poll signals new approach at Museum of Science

Institution is getting involved in vaccination debate

Do Trump support and COVID go together?

Running the numbers on votes and infections

63 MBTA employees infected with COVID-19

Subway headways expanded to free up workers

MBTA to back off some of its service cuts

Few details, but theme is cut service, not eliminate it

Hunt recounts Mass. origins of community health centers

Ted Kennedy followed the rule that all politics is local

Tran’s campaign donates $5,000 to legal defense fund

Donation comes 3 days after election loss to Cronin

State’s 2d surge is not the same as 1st

Cases rising faster, but deaths, hospitalizations growing more slowly

Baker expecting vaccines for 150,000 people this month

Governor declines to say who will be first in line

Vaccine panel prioritizes health care workers, long-term care residents

Baker: General public unlikely to gain access until April-June

The Fattmans highlight the power of campaign cash

Did Tran leave money unspent in his campaign account?

Top Baker aide says full steam ahead with TCI

Theoharides suggests new nuclear power plants may be needed

Number of high-risk communities rises to 81

2d surge pattern: Deaths rise much slower than infections

The Legislature’s ‘black box’ committees

Fate of 6 key bills in hands of 29 lawmakers

T buys hybrid buses after assurances on Chelsea

Officials say vehicles will go electric through community

Baker vows TCI decision by end of year

Gov says underlying assumptions in flux due to COVID

Retiring rep, rep-elect share insights on State House opacity

‘What is on display for the public is strictly performative politics’

Climate initiative could push gas prices higher than forecast

Analysis projects increase of between 13 and 24 cents a gallon

Senate passes its own abortion budget amendment

Measure differs from House version in some respects

Pollack punts on Allston I-90 project

Puts off 'throat' decision until summer; raises plan B

This second surge very different from first

Cases are up again, but deaths and hospitalizations lagging

Senate abortion amendment differs from House’s in 1 key way

Includes broad statement affirming a woman’s choice

Rep. Dooley to run for state GOP chair

Wants to bridge divide between Baker, Trump camps

Baker implores Mass. residents to ‘get serious’

With Worcester medical center full, state opening field hospital