Small business owners report that they are scared and uncertain about what is ahead. They are frustrated. But their frustration is not because they fear challenging economic times, or the difficulties in owning a business. Small business owners report that their frustrations are rooted in California’s broken state government, the Governor, and the Legislature, for have been placing their own careers well above the good of the people and the state, for far too long.

According to John Kabateck with the National Federation of Independent Business-California, small businesses end up paying 37 percent more than large businesses to comply with California’s growing giant book of regulations.