The California Small Business Association and the California Small Business Roundtable recently honored Assemblymember Brian Maienschein with the 2014 Small Business Leadership Award. The award recognizes Maienschein’s commitment to assist small business owners and organizations, based on his responsiveness to the business community and his role in legislation that supports small businesses. According to recent data, California’s small businesses employ over a third of the entire state’s workforce, highlighting the importance of small businesses to the state’s economic recovery.