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

Baker says he plays the hand dealt him

'You have to be willing to be nimble,’ he says

Do we still need transportation legislation?

2 backers say yes, but there’s a lot of uncertainty

Walsh urges face coverings, curfew

Boston faring fairly well so far during pandemic

Tyer rallies Pittsfield to ‘crush the curve’

Uses website, weekly address to keep residents informed

Rate of growth in COVID-19 cases slows

Death toll rises in Franklin, Berkshire, Hampden counties

Virus notes: Unusually high amount of deaths in Franklin Cty

Holyoke vet death toll rises; Dickson, wife donate salaries

State to track web of COVID-19 contacts

Hiring, training 1,000 people to launch effort

Virus notes: Concerns rise at long-term care facilities

Positive tests in Suffolk County more than double in 6 days

Patriots plane delivers 1m masks from China

'Humanitarian mission' an example of how far states must go

Virus notes: Franklin Cty. reports 3 more deaths

10% unemployment; the Ocean State surcharge

To mask or not to mask

Baker sees no need, but others beg to differ

Virus notes: Franklin emerges as hotspot

To release or not release; Boston councilors ask for time

Baker extends state shutdown until May 4

Tightens rules on who can book hotels, Airbnbs

Markey ‘wins’ state Dem convention

Cancellation continues an under-the-radar race

Berkshire County a COVID-19 hotspot

On one measure, highest death rate in state

T ridership keeps falling as staff infections rise

18 employees, including 10 bus drivers, test positive

The surge is coming

Feds come through with 1,000 ventilators

Virus notes: Mass. among top states on testing

Wear masks, says Korean doc; Baker seeks public’s help

All travelers to Mass. urged to self-quarantine

Initiative is voluntary, no enforcement efforts planned

Virus notes: Frustrated Baker almost says God-damned

Med students to rescue; unemployment claims soaring

COVID-19 doesn’t discriminate by age

Jury out on whether younger people face serious health consequences

Virus notes: MBTA fare revenue off $35m in March

New lines (not those kind of lines) at grocery stores, pharmacies

3 T bus drivers test positive for COVID-19

Agency slow to respond; Cabot Garage cleaning ordered

Good news: State hitting target for COVID-19 tests

Mass. also gets deliveries of protective equipment

Baker criticizes Senate, not Trump

Calls congressional bickering on aid bill ‘appalling’