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

No sign of consensus on West Station

No sign of consensus on West Station

Transit advocates want facility asap; Pollack not convinced

DESPITE GROWING PRESSURE from transit advocates, state transportation officials aren’t budging on their view that a new transit station isn’t needed until 2040 to serve an emerging mixed-use neighborhood being developed by Harvard University in Allston. At a joint meeting of the two boards overseeing the MBTA and the Department of Transportation on Monday, transit(...)

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Globe pushes for new natural gas pipelines

Globe pushes for new natural gas pipelines

Editorial calls Beacon Hill folly costly, damaging to environment

The BOSTON GLOBE editorial page is going all in for new natural gas pipelines. In an editorial entitled “Why you’ll pay for Beacon Hill’s pipeline folly,” the Globe said it was a big mistake when Beacon Hill lawmakers – “egged on by Attorney General Maura Healey” – blocked efforts to have electric ratepayers finance new natural(...)

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T notes: Baker confusion on Silver Line ramp access

T notes: Baker confusion on Silver Line ramp access

Update should improve subway arrival prediction times

THE PUSH FOR SILVER LINE ACCESS to a Seaport District ramp into the Ted Williams Tunnel took an odd turn this week when Gov. Charlie Baker was asked about the situation and appeared to have his facts wrong. The ramp in question is located in the Seaport District off the Massport haul road next to(...)

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Troubling poll in Third Congressional District

Troubling poll in Third Congressional District

With a multitude of candidates running in the Democratic primary, voters can't keep track

A new poll of likely voters in the Third Congressional District suggests the Democratic primary winner in the race to succeed US Rep. Niki Tsongas will be elected without a clear mandate from voters. It’s become a familiar story in Massachusetts, where incumbents dominate and the rare open seat attracts so many candidates that the(...)

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Ride-hailing apps rule at Logan

Ride-hailing apps rule at Logan

Lyft, Uber now preferred way to get to and from airport

RIDE-HAILING APPS such as Uber and Lyft are now the leading way passengers get to and from Logan International Airport, an indication of how rapidly their popularity is growing. According to statistics compiled by the Massachusetts Port Authority, the ride-hailing apps have gone from handling 11 percent of pickups and dropoffs in 2016 to 21.4(...)

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Wynn Resorts adds 3 women to board

Wynn Resorts adds 3 women to board

CEO calls additions “meaningful change”

WYNN RESORTS added three women to its board of directors on Wednesday as the company tries to convince regulators that it is changing course following Steve Wynn’s departure in February amid allegations of sexual misconduct. The Massachusetts Gaming Commission is trying to determine whether Wynn Resorts should retain its casino license in the wake of(...)

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Is Baker an honorary Democrat?

Is Baker an honorary Democrat?

Baker remains the most popular governor in America with a 71 percent approval rating

Democrats nationally may be united against the Republican in the White House, but here in Massachusetts the donkeys seem to think our Republican governor is one of their own. Members of the all-Democrat Massachusetts congressional delegation rarely have a negative word for Gov. Charlie Baker and the same holds true for the Democrats up on(...)

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Steve Wynn’s residual influence

Steve Wynn’s residual influence

Gaming Commission moving cautiously amid reports Everett facility for sale

Steve Wynn is gone from the company that bears his name, but is his influence really gone? It’s a question the members of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission are starting to grapple with as they decide whether the alleged sexual misconduct that cost Wynn his job will also cost the company its Massachusetts casino license. Wynn(...)

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