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

Just plain ugly

Everyone agrees that the Harbor Garage is unattractive, a blight on the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway and the harborfront. But getting to yes on redeveloping the stie hasn't been and isn't going to be easy. The problem has been reduced to a punchline: It's personal. The developer, Don Chiofaro, and Boston Mayor Thomas Menino don't get along. But the soap opera over the garage on the Greenw

The big bet

Massachusetts is pushing ahead with an ambitious green agenda, but there has been remarkably little debate about the its scope or what might undermine it

Marshall retiring

Decision means Patrick will name new judge and chief during reelection fight

Alcohol tax raises $97m, sales dip 1%

Sales impact of new tax less than predicted

5-day furloughs, layoffs at courts

Budget cut nearly $25m from last year’s level

Mulligan: Probation undergoing change

With O’Brien’s suspension, top judge pushes for more transparency, defends past hires

Courts planning layoffs, consolidations

Mulligan says system already “woefully understaffed”

Mass.-only provision dropped on subsidies

DPU says utilities should look out of state on renewable contracts

Senate shifts gears on tax credits

More disclosure approved. New law likely to emerge with budget passage.

Senate sides with judiciary, for now

Budget amendments to restore court authority over probation

Bowles urges more monitoring

In letter, environmental official qualifies earlier support for relicensing

After tour, Bowles backs Pilgrim

Patrick aide says he is comfortable with environmental monitoring at nuclear plant

Chiofaro: A latter-day Leventhal?

Developer says his towers are important to the future of the Greenway

Bowles sued on renewable policies

Suit says Mass.-only policies violate Constitution

BPL, ex-Rep. at odds over lobbying contract

Boston Public Library trustees allege former president secretly paid lawyer-lobbyist and ex-Rep. Maryanne Lewis