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

Wind bill aids Kingston project

Senate president pushes for passage

New probation officer donated to senator

Records show acting probation commissioner also gave donations to politicians

SJC denies bid to quash subpoena

Rep. Petrolati had argued court lacked authority

SJC hears arguments on Petrolati subpoena

Attorney says he doesn’t know if lawmaker would testify

Petrolati renews bid to quash subpoena

SJC expected to hear oral arguments in case on Tuesday

Gubernatorial debate not very informative

Politics for voters with short attention spans

Rep. Petrolati, Ware in probation standoff

House leader and independent counsel battling over legislative subpoena

State probes likely on Winn-financed donations

Federal probe says $32,000 was illegally funneled to state and local Massachusetts politicians

Ethics OK’d hiring of O’Brien’s daughter

Records indicate O’Brien did not sidestep Mulligan

Power portfolio

Ian Bowles is in charge of a sweeping series of energy and environmental initiatives designed to get Massachusetts off the fossil fuel roller coaster. And he's betting that the Bay State economy will benefit from the change.

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