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

Patrick noncommittal on film tax credit

Administration officials say they await review by Tax Expenditure Commission

Crosby named gambling chief

Goveror Patrick named the UMass dean to lead the 5-member commission that will set up and regulate the state’s gambling industry

Wal-Mart, Bank of America bought film tax credits

State cannot recover the $4.7 million in lost tax revenue

State hits Progressive with $125,000 fine

Website link provided information on use of credit scores

State rolls out Open Checkbook

$1.8m effort to open payroll, spending records to public

Report: 2.7m green jobs in US; 63,523 in Mass.

Boston and Springfield among leaders in report

Frank won’t seek reelection to Congress

Says redistricting precipitated his unexpected decision

A have and have-not world

Is it fair that 1 percent of the state's population pockets 22 percent of its income?

Silent crisis

The shrinking press corps at places such as the State House leads to a decline in what the FCC calls 'accountability reporting'

Agency spends big to fight severance

Agency discloses it has paid private attorneys $240,000 so far fighting Caswell’s $562,000 severance payment.

Clean energy official a Big Oil investor

Personal holdings include oil, gas, and utility stocks

Mass lawmakers key in postal fight

Rep. Lynch, Sen. Brown on bipartisan panel

Professor says Boston attractive casino site

Nevada researcher says casino may not get built for 3-5 years

Coakley indicts O’Brien, Cahill aide

AG alleges pay-to-play patronage schemes at probation, Lottery

Psychologist withdraws SJC appeal on license

Mary O’Neill acknowledged having sex with patient Eric MacLeish

T’s salary structure has little flexibility

New interim general manager was making the same salary in his old job