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 climate change bill is giving him agita

Insiders are giving the legislation a 50-50 chance of passing

Abortion rights gaining currency in down-ballot races

Candidates espouse novel approaches to the issue

Dempsey, DiZoglio debate NDAs, Massport ‘model’

Fact-checking auditor candidates on their exchanges

MNA chief: No shortage of nurses in state

Murphy says working conditions are the real problem

T closing big chunk of Green Line for a month

Buses will shuttle passengers between Govt. Ctr. and Somerville

Could tax cap influence fight over millionaire tax?

It depends on whether the tax cap keeps getting triggered

Uncertain times for Daloisio, Clean Energy Center

Climate bill, change in administration could impact agency

Senate resurrects dangerousness bill in after-midnight vote

Sen. Edwards said provision ‘speaks to me and my lived experience’

Baker in take-it-or-leave-it position on climate bill

Lawmakers accept his price cap amendment, reject most others

Baker proposes major changes to climate change bill

Resurrects his proposal for $750m clean energy fund

FTA orders ‘safety standdown’ at T for disabled trains

Work halted until employees review 3 recent incidents

Mariano open to tinkering, scrapping, or postponing tax cap law

Speaker seems peeved at Baker’s eagerness to empty coffers

Who knew campaign questionnaires were so controversial?

Democratic auditor candidates mix it up on transparency, abortion rights

Cap to give ‘north of $2.5b’ in excess tax revenue back to taxpayers

Estimates run as high as $3.2b; Baker says state can afford it

Is Mass. eyeing out-of-state nuke, wind power for clean energy? 

Roy says climate bill opens door to Maine, Conn. purchases

Long-forgotten tax cap about to be triggered

State to return millions to taxpayers for first time in 35 years

Handful of Democrats called out for voting to suspend rules

Conservative Mass Fiscal Alliance accuses Democrats of flip-flopping

Here’s what’s in the Legislature’s energy/climate change legislation

Utility bill assessments scrapped; funding levels still to be determined

T called worse off now than during snowmageddon

Orange Line train catches fire crossing the Mystic River

Is it time to shake up the MBTA board?

Budget provision, new governor could have big impact

Compromise climate bill coming down to the wire

Measure would allow 10 communities to ban natural gas hookups

Doughty says Diehl cannot win running as an Alabama Republican

Diehl says his best political decision was endorsing Trump in 2016

Biden visits Somerset, an energy bellwether

President to speak on climate at Brayton Point

Full Orange, Red, and Blue line service unlikely to resume soon

Hiring, training constraints mean next year is possibility

New temporary elevated highway may be needed with I-90 Allston project

Commissioner says it’s ‘one of the things we’re trying to eliminate’

Blue Line wall of silence becomes focus of MBTA oversight hearing

‘They confirmed our worst fears,’ says Sen. Crighton

Straus asks whether the T is still needed

Suggests the agency could be rolled into MassDOT