Norman Augustine
Norman R. Augustine, chairman of a panel examining the state’s business climate. (File)

On Md. tax issues, Augustine says his panel has a steep hill to climb

Making recommendations to improve Maryland's business climate through regulatory reforms and legislation might have been the easy part for Norman Augustine and the Maryland Economic Development and Business Climate Commission. Augustine now leads his commission into phase two of an effort begun last spring when the panel was created by House Speaker Michael E. Busch and Senate ...