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

No easy patronage cure

Some say Civil Service is the way to rid government of patronage hiring. But is the cure worse than the disease?

Negative reviews for film tax credit

Officials from four Massachusetts think tanks talk tax breaks at State House

Patrick nominates gay judge to SJC

SJC ruling in Goodridge allowed Lenk to marry

Money machine keeps humming

Feds: BRA resale fees can continue at Flagship Wharf (left)

Budget breakdown

Patrick is growing into his managerial role, but lots of balls in the air

The meter is running

The South Shore town of Kingston is getting into the renewable energy business. In the process, it’s cashing in on one of the state’s green initiatives by transforming it from a money-saver into a money-making program.

Film spending flows mostly out of state

222 jobs for Mass. residents cost the state $325,000 apiece

DeLeo bucks public unions on health

Speaker backs legislation requiring towns to join Group Insurance Commission

Life science firms get $24m in tax credits

60% of the tax credits go to six companies, with Shire collecting the most

State’s film business doing a fade?

Revenue commissioner lowers impact of tax credit by 35%