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

Mass. to double offshore wind procurements

State bullish on wind, but long-term contracts raise risks

DeLeo sidestepping Baker on bonds

Climate change bonds would be exempt from caps

Lowell settlement scraps city’s current electoral system

New approach expected to boost minority representation

GOP chair targets ‘radical left Dems’

Lyons email attempts to recruit Republican candidates

Wynn board pays $35.5m, brings saga to an end

Disputes conclusions about Maddox, pays his $500,000 fine

Dogged advocate for putting more bodies on trains

‘To me it was just common sense,’ says Duxbury’s Richard Prone

What are Wynn, MGM up to?

Talks may be Maddox’s way of sending a message

T notes: S. Coast Rail subsidy $9m to $12m a year

Highway chief comes under fire for eliminating HOV lane

Allston project could mean big commute changes

Fewer car lanes, rail tracks under consideration; Charles River option?

T to free the ramp, but only at certain times

Shortcut to Ted Williams Tunnel for Silver Line buses coming this summer

School parking fees on the rise

At Natick, charge jumping from $50 to $200

T notes: Closing of HOV lane on I-93 hit

Could late-night service be on chopping block – again?

T puts modernization cost at $10.1b

Number could be factor in ongoing revenue discussion

Slowing down the ‘stroads’ of Boston

Success could be key in reducing roadway fatalities

Wynn casino could open a week or two late

CEO says company may appeal Gaming Commission's secondary conditions

Mass. nursing home staffing levels vary a lot

16% of facilities below or much below average

Wynn Resorts on hook for $1.3m in legal fees

Tab for law firms defending Gaming Commission from Steve Wynn

How does that T energy efficiency program work?

Electric ratepayers are picking up 40% of $30m cost

Decapitation case focuses on text, audio messages

Lawrence teen told girlfriend he thought about killing someone

T notes: More Charles Circle disruption coming

Higher Uber, Lyft fees proposed to rein in paratransit costs

T discloses problems with anti-collision system

If issues not diagnosed quickly, service could be interrupted

Baker increasingly isolated on transportation taxes

Transportation chairs Straus, Boncore say new money needed

Where did Baker stand on Massport congestion plan?

Reports saying he backed original plan may have overstated his position

Rooney looking for 3 Rs in tax discussions

Says business open to new revenues, but wants reform, too

Uber: 10,000 customers petitioned Massport

Complain about plan to hike fees, move pickup-dropoff location

Transparency sacrificed with consolidated amendments

Fate of proposals decided at ‘backroom meetings’