Kumulia Long, known by many as Kase, is the devoted, involved, loving father of three girls. Strongly rooted in Chittenden County, Kumulia currently resides in Milton with his longtime partner, Kristen. He is a licensed realtor therefore, entrepreneur.
Prior to embarking on real estate career, Kumulia served in the U.S. armed forces as a non-commissioned officer where he completed multiple deployments. He credits his military background with allowing him to hone his abilities to be resourceful, community minded, organized and detail-oriented—all of which will help him succeed as Senator of Chittenden County.
Along with his military background, Kumulia also draws on his professional experiences and passion for customer service, leadership, data analysis and problem solving. All of which have provided him with a strong foundation to lead Vermonters to a successful future. Kumulia will not shy away from difficult conversations that need to be because he is fully committed to do what’s best for you!
One of Kumulia’s priorities is reducing the cost and regulations surrounding doing business in Vermont. As a business owner himself, Kumulia believes that small businesses are truly the heart of Vermont. Kumulia sees, more than ever, the need to stimulate growth in the economy and is actively looking through a new lens at innovative approaches that will allow Vermont to grow and thrive for years to come. He firmly believes the past has proven unsuccessful which contributes to a continuous increase in debt. The time for change is now.
Kumulia sees an opportunity with the Act 250 reform that augments Chittenden County. This would encourage growth with existing and new businesses alike. It would also attract private equity investment while simultaneously stimulating the service industry that is in dire need of help with the current financial climate.
Kumulia is also opposed to raising taxes for individuals in Vermont. He is committed to exploring clever and creative ways to realize increased revenues. Isn’t it time to take an approach that doesn’t further burden the people of our great Green Mountain State?
The cost of living in Vermont, more specifically Chittenden County, is a major concern for residents. Kumulia’s view is that this is a symptom of a larger issue that demands a roots cause analysis that will support resolution. This is core to Kumulia’s belief system with all issues and while there are many opportunities, he wants to be sure to dig deep and support sustainable solutions.
Kumulia “Kase” Long is here to help and eager to hear what you have to say so that he can best represent you for Chittenden County’s present and future.
Kumulia can’t and should not do it alone but as a community he firmly believes that together, we can succeed. He is ready and willing to represent each of you and our community as a whole.