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 slams Trump’s lack of leadership

‘It’s definitely not what we need across this great country’

Lawsuit challenges Baker’s emergency declaration

Says governor applying wrong law to COVID-19 crisis

Time of reckoning for New England Aquarium, Museum of Science

Prepare to reopen in July during ‘public science’ moment

Baker’s 3-foot social distancing discrepancy

3 feet on the MBTA, 6 feet everywhere else

Healey investigating Littleton nursing home

Says families deserve to know what went wrong

How far apart should riders be on the MBTA?

CDC, state say 6 feet, but T’s crowding standard uses 3 feet

Death data for individual nursing homes released

DPH also releases positive testing rates by municipality

Sudders: Nursing homes still work in progress

Death toll surpasses industry’s worst-case scenario

Baker’s emergency authority a bit fuzzy

1950 law suited more for Cold War than COVID

T notes: 7% increase in spending approved

MBTA may buy offshore wind power in future

T lays out passive COVID-19 strategy

Issues crowding standards, not capacity limits

37% of nursing homes non-compliant

Most tripped up by key infection control requirements

T union official urges enforcement of face covering mandate

Says riders with medical conditions should ride paratransit

Audit: T warehouse contract doesn’t cut it

Savings, performance don’t meet expectations

Why was Wellesley COVID-19 test site dropped?

Town’s story about social distancing doesn’t add up

Tax foundation: Mass. fiscal situation worsening

Recovery image unclear: W, square root symbol, or Nike swoosh?

Baker launches cautious phased reopening

Here’s what the governor’s plan will look like

Senator says nursing home industry collapsing

Gives Baker administration kudos for handling of pandemic

Reopening expected to be slow, cautious

Reports suggest church services will resume

Don’t expect ‘bold’ reopening report

Baker’s description: cautious, careful, slow, steady

Audits uncovering non-compliant nursing homes

Facilities now account for 62% of all COVID-19 deaths

Mass. emission strategies all up in air

Referendum on power line challenged in court

Baker comments suggest little reopening next week

Phase one to involve mostly essential businesses, he says

A failure to communicate in North Adams

Mayor, large employer in standoff over reopening

T notes: 19 MassDOT workers get pay equity hikes

Big chunk of Blue Line shutting down for 2 weeks

Pollack floats idea of slowing commuter rail makeover

Notes ridership has evaporated and may be slow to rebound

Driving, transit ridership show a slight uptick

T officials struggle with how to provide social distancing