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

Walsh plays hardball on Wu’s announcement

Mayor says he didn’t feel comfortable saying no comment

Red Line train gets a bit close for comfort

Riders on afternoon train near T’s crowding standard

Parent frustration about schools is rising

‘Families cannot live in a state of uncertainty’

MBTA: Truck driver had no ‘malicious intent’

Caused damage after driving into restricted Silver Line tunnel to South Station

Truck causes damage to Silver Line tunnel

Vehicle entered gated transitway by mistake, T says

Despite pandemic, state tax revenues hold steady

Revenues for 1st two months of fiscal year up 3.1%

Baker targets 5 hotspots with ed campaign

Those living with extended family urged to wear masks at home

Baker took the T ‘just like other people do’

After resisting the idea, he rode Blue Line to work

COVID-19 situation worsens over last 2 weeks

Moderate risk category balloons to 48 communities

Lobbying remains lucrative during pandemic

Health care interests very active in 1st half of year

Baker PAC does well backing incumbent Dems

Of 22 campaigns, 3 losses came in riskier efforts

Mermell, Auchincloss neck-and-neck in 4th

2 candidates who withdrew get more than 5,600 votes

Baker defends emergency orders under Civil Defense Act

Legal brief includes citations to Alexander Hamilton

Neal-Morse campaign arguments sound familiar

Go with the bacon? Or go with the movement?

Baker, a Republican, continues push for Democrats

Endorses Neal; PAC pumps more money into Dem primaries

Chelsea’s COVID-19 situation worsens; decision time for Rivera

Lynn spread slows while Somerville, Swampscott go yellow

Employer survey indicates new normal will be very different

Businesses say 47% of employees will continue to work remotely

As GOP holds convention, Baker-linked PAC backs Dems

Gov says he is member of ‘pragmatic’ Republican Party

Newspaper endorsements becoming scarce

Do they have value or are they just annoying?

Baker-linked PAC backs 13 Dems, 4 Republicans in primary battles

Spends nearly $94,000, with 53% going to 2 Governor’s Council races

T preps for $308m deficit in fiscal 2022

Poftak: ‘This is a transit problem, not an MBTA problem’

Baker-linked PAC targets Dem primary

Helps newcomer in race for Governor’s Council

Chelsea edges Lynn for top COVID-19 infection rate

People in their 20s account for the most infections

Markey, Kennedy in low brow debate

Two candidates seemingly have very little to say

Baker applying for Trump unemployment funds

Would provide a $400 enhanced UI benefit

Theoharides softens stance on Charles River a bit

Says river not off-limits but incursions difficult to permit

Getting to yes on the throat

There are moves afoot, but it won’t be easy

Neal, Morse debate highlights major differences

Holyoke mayor slams ‘backroom coordinated political smear’