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

Commuter rail ridership up 20% since 2012

Big increase suggests increase in fare revenue is due to more users

Time to take a stand on nips?

Policy options include ban, bottle deposit

Pollack’s Allston decision: Pike at grade, Soldiers Field Rd. elevated

Decision will allow enough room for separate bike, pedestrian paths along Charles

Gaming Commission on two tracks with Wynn

Casino license still up in air as construction wraps up, opening nears

Superintendents spotlight ed funding formula flaws

Say they can’t keep cutting to offset rising, uncovered costs

Bostonians clinging to their cars

Household vehicles growing much faster than population

Poftak outlines his priorities for MBTA

‘I think I’m a little more interactive than Bill Belichick’

T notes: $10 weekend fare didn’t need to go away

Control board member skeptical parking fee hikes working as planned

Lockout finally over at National Grid

Utility appears to achieve its two primary goals; union wins salary hike, other benefits

Rules reform battle in House not over

First-term Reps. Robinson, Kearney to keep pushing

What if an offshore wind farm was up and running last winter? 

Analysis shows the benefits and limitations of wind power 

Gaming Commission facing heat on Wynn probe

Everett casino scheduled to open in six months

Natl. Grid, steelworkers reach tentative deal

Contract, if ratified, would end bitter, six-month lockout

Beacon Hill notes: DeLeo cruises to speaker reelection

Spilka lists priorities; refurbished Senate chamber opens

T to relaunch $10 weekend commuter rail fare

Feds OK a six-month extension of the pilot

Transportation advocates list priorities

Carbon pricing, bus service, FMCB top list

Baker signs National Grid legislation

New law extends unemployment benefits of locked-out workers

National Grid, union fail to reach agreement

As self-imposed deadline passes, utility makes revised offer

Baker in no rush on Grid bill

Looking for compromise to end lockout

House goes with Senate approach on Grid legislation

Utility, union locals say they are moving toward an agreement by Dec. 28

House, Senate at odds on Grid legislation

Senate Oks extension of benefits, no response in House

Columbus on hot seat in Framingham

School committee debating Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Baker backs more worker benefits if Grid lockout doesn’t end soon

DPU offers to lift moratorium on utility work – with big conditions

Mass. joins regional bid to price transportation carbon

Revenues from fuel permits would be used to reduce emissions

Oops: DeLeo says Grid bill drafted incorrectly

Would penalize all utilities, not just National Grid

T notes: Board acts as if Ramirez never existed

Early morning bus pilot made permanent; weekend commuter rail fare in limbo

Decision time near on Cape bridges

Pollack says state backs new, six-lane structures