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

Casino revenues, amid constraints, do fairly well in July

Fewer games, fewer days – 56% of July 2019 revenues

At least 130 COVID-19 false positives turn up at lab

Mistakes large enough to lower Fall River, Taunton risk levels

COVID-19 spreading fastest among those in 20s, 30s

High-risk Lawrence cracking down on parties, travelers

Data indicate spread of COVID-19 accelerating

Number of moderate, high-risk communities rises 40%

Pollack launches Allston review with 3 options

Because of Charles R. incursions, 2 would seem DOA

2 revealing exchanges in Kennedy-Markey debate

One dealt with DJ Henry, the other with negative campaign ads

Baker opposes Trump’s stimulus alternative

Says proposal diverts funds states are counting on

Baker says most kids can return to in-person learning

Says data indicate only 33 towns should do remote-only education

Baker sees positives in July revenue numbers

Says parts of economy ‘OK’; auto sales up

Will the shows go on in Pittsfield?

Stage productions seek exemption from outdoor gathering limits

Surprise! July state tax revenues increase

State officials scratching their heads; Could UI benefits be cause?

Downing, Vennochi voice concerns on Baker

Say he needs to think bigger, be accountable for mistakes

Baker backs in-person learning in most towns

Says facts, data, and science are on his side

July tax revenues offer some hope

Narrow FY20 deficit, provide FY21 stability

T eliminating plastic-paper/cash price differential

Bus ridership forecast to hit 50% of pre-COVID levels in Sept.

Blue Cross issuing $101m in premium refunds

Cites lower costs from reduced elective procedures

New COVID-19 cases bump up again

438 new cases as 7-day positive test rate rises

Where is the uptick in COVID cases coming from?

It’s tempting to blame people in their 20s, but Baker says no

3 nursing homes cut from Medicaid rolls

Designation could lead to closing of facilities

Opponents debate merits of Maine hydro project

Ballot question set in motion by Mass. power contract

Key COVID barometer takes jump

Daily positive test rate hits 2.65%; 7-day average 2.2%

Baker cites cluster ‘lapses in judgment’

Calls parties recipe for disaster; Wally enlisted

Baker blames careless individuals for COVID runup

Visits Pfizer in Andover, where vaccine is in development

House climate change bill calls for roadmap

Measure differs from more prescriptive Senate approach

Mass. in middle of Maine power fight

Maine lawmakers tell Hydro-Quebec to stop meddling in ballot campaign

Why peak electricity usage matters

Long road ahead to decarbonize electric power grid

As local news withers, we’re losing sense of identity

Two former newspapermen lament the loss of local papers

Kennedy says Markey vote shows need for change

Congressman goes after incumbent senator’s 2013 vote