2017 Small Business Legislators of the Year
This year Senator Steven Glazer and Assemblymember Brian Maienschein were selected as the 2017 Small Business Legislator of the Year recipients. Their unwavering support of small business not only in their districts but throughout California and willingness to work with small business is greatly appreciated.
CA Small Business Day 2017
Congratulations to the 84 Small Business of the Year recipients. It was a fantastic day honoring the contributions of small business to the state of California. We were honored to have the Senate Leadership, Speaker Rendon, Insurance Commissioner Jones, and Lt. Governor Newsom address our attendees and show their support for small business.
Keep up to Date on Small Business Legislation
CSBA Issue Committees work diligently to determine the most important pieces of small business legislation for the year and takes positions on those bills. It is important that small businesses are aware of these bills so that we can either support or oppose them! A complete list of the bills, our position, and the status can be found by clicking the button below.
2017 Legislative Honor Roll Announced....
Each year CSBA honors those legislators that worked with us to help small business in California grow. The Honor Roll is split up into three categories: Summa Cum Laude (highest honors), Magna Cum Laude (middle honors), and Cum Laude (honors). Did your legislator make the list?
“There is no doubt in my mind that CSBA is the VOICE of small businesses in California. There is no other organization that makes the legislators through-out the state more aware of the issues and concerns for small business than CSBA. CSBA gives small businesses, such as mine, a loud and clear voice at the state level and has helped to ensure that my businesses voice is heard.” Rebecca Llewellyn Payco Specialties, Inc. Chula Vista, CA
“CSBA has been able to put me in front of my elected officials where I was able to discuss the issues that are affecting my small business and to help in the solution process to those issues. CSBA holds the legislators accountable for the things that are discussed in each Small Business Advisory Council meeting and makes sure that my voice is heard and the discussions and issues are not forgotten” Leland Fishman Fishman Supply Company Petaluma, CA
"This event was the highlight of my business career. Words can't explain my feeling or admiration on what happened to us on Monday. On behalf of my employees and the city of La Habra thank you from the bottom of our hearts." Diego Hernandez Owner Operator Of Ladybugs Termite & Pest Control. Honoree Assemblymember Philip Chen
"As the foremost respected organization advocating on behalf of small businesses, CSBA provides a voice to small businesses like mine and a platform to present our issues of concern to state legislators. I'm a proud member of CSBA for over a decade!" Abdi Ahmed NetServe Systems, Inc. Laguna Hills, CA
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