Just an update on our survey. To date we have 371 responses.
The top 5 priority issues so far are:
The availability and rising cost of healthcare. 85% say this is a top or high priority
The Economy 79% say this is a top or high priority.
Repairing and enhancing the States infrastructure. 70% say this is top or high priority
The quality of public education. 70% say top or high priority
Too much regulation 61% say top or high priority.
45% believe that things are headed in the wrong direction
51% believe that the business climate for small business in California is poor or very poor
41% say their gross receipts have either increased or increased significantly over the last 12 months.
Thank you to all of you that have completed the survey and please to all of you that haven’t please do so. As I have said this is the most important thing Small Business California does annually.