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

Same-day voter registration could be sticking point

Mariano says he voted against the provision previously

Stairway death of BU professor called accident

DA’s office says no criminal charges will be filed

Nearly half of COVID hospitalizations called ‘incidental’

Patients have COVID but are being treated primarily for some other issue

MBTA proposes narrowly targeted fare changes

Move comes amid calls for more sweeping action

Oil powering a big chunk of power grid

High price of natural gas leaves opening for dirtier fossil fuel

Mass General Brigham backs real estate transfer fee

Hospital system says health, housing are linked

2 mayors explain their ARPA spending strategies

Pittsfield, New Bedford officials place some big bets

Poll: 79% back discounts for low-income T riders

Less support for eliminating fares entirely

Sweeping offshore wind bill headed toward House

Measure would hike utility bills to pay for incentives

Offshore wind policy fight takes center stage

Rep backs, senator balks at eliminating price cap

Power grid copes with cold by burning oil, coal

Plants brought online to deal with unexpected outages

News not as bleak as it appears on COVID front

Hospital reporting system due for an overhaul

Mariano eyes vaccine mandate for public access to State House

Baker says his state of state address will be at Hynes Convention Center

New Lawrence mayor says it’s now the people’s turn

DePeña’s politics are a blend of populism and fiscal conservatism

$876m Mass. tax workaround set in motion

Will help some wealthy residents recover lucrative tax break

Allen unveils democracy agenda for Mass.

Calls for polling by school committees, rebuilding local journalism

High school junior wows Lawrence crowd

Baker calls performance ‘very, very special’

FTA appears to greenlight Boston’s fare-free bus trial

In statement, says concern raised by MBTA not a problem

Should we try a bit of Maryland in Mass.?

State’s health care rate-setting system seems to work

Most, but not all, schools reopen Monday

Baker: All schools subject to in-person learning requirements

Boston, MBTA, FTA to meet on fare-free test

‘We’re on a path to figure this out,” T GM says

Report indicates UI trust fund warnings overstated

Deficit, once estimated in the billions, put at $115m

MTA attacks Baker on testing

Union chief calls Commissioner Riley incompetent

Baker goes on GLX joyride

Credits T's oversight approach for under-budget project

Report raises few concerns on MGB expansion

Says 3 new centers would reduce health care expenditures

Most popular Codcast of 2021 is surprise

Fred Salvucci tops list, with interview from 2018

Baker: US offshore wind supply chain gaining traction

Says companies starting to think beyond a single bid

Wu extends fare-free bus pilot another 2 months

No deal yet with MBTA on going beyond 6 months