California is the worst state in which to do business, according to 543 CEOs surveyed by Chief Executive magazine.
What does this have to do with state workers? Well, the executives were asked to evaluate their states in areas such as resources, regulation and taxes, among other things. The survey is in its fifth year.
This press release includes some historical rankings.
You can click here for the entire list. Each state entry has a little more detail about rankings in specific categories. California, for example, ranked 48 in both the "business friendliness" and "cost of business categories."
We read this and wondered how the survey would have looked if state workers had been surveyed. So what do you think? Does California deserve this bad rap?