Welcome Letter

Dear Neighbor,

It is my great honor to serve as your representative in the New York State Assembly. My staff and I work hard every day to be responsive to your needs and to provide the highest quality service and advocacy for our community. I will always do my best to represent the Towns of Amherst and Pendleton by supporting hard working families, advocating for quality schools, and protecting our environment and natural resources.

This website will help keep you informed about events and issues of concern to our community. You can access news and legislation and share your views on issues of community interest.

If you have a problem, a question, or a concern about government services, community issues, or matters before the legislature, please do not hesitate to contact me at (716) 634-1895 or mcmahonk@nyassembly.gov.

Thank you for visiting!

Karen M. McMahon

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Assemblymember McMahon: State of the State Address Brings Hope for Productive Year

On Jan. 5, Gov. Kathy Hochul delivered her first State of the State address and outlined her priorities for the upcoming state budget. Some of her key goals include bolstering the health care and education workforces, expanding access to childcare, establishing...

Senator Skoufis, Assemblymember McMahon Sponsor Legislation to Reduce Skin Cancer Caused by UV Tanning

Senator James Skoufis (D-Hudson Valley) and Assemblymember Karen McMahon (D-Amherst) announced that they have introduced legislation (S1873/A8935) to raise the minimum age for use of ultraviolet radiation devices, such as tanning beds, from 18 to 21 years.According...

Assemblymember Karen M. McMahon’s Response to Governor Kathy Hochul’s State of the State Address

“Today has been a truly historic day for New York as its first female Governor issued her remarks on the State of the State. I have always been impressed and encouraged by Governor Hochul’s leadership, decisiveness, and pride in fighting for...

McMahon Legislation to Assist Struggling Homeowners Signed into Law by Governor

Assemblymember Karen McMahon (D-Amherst) announced on Friday that legislation she sponsored to assist homeowners during the COVID-19 pandemic was signed into law by Governor Kathy Hochul. The bill (A5374), sponsored by McMahon in the Assembly and Senator...

Assemblymember Karen McMahon Statement on Judiciary Committee Report

“The Assembly Judiciary Committee was tasked with determining whether former Governor Andrew Cuomo committed acts that would constitute impeachable conduct under the New York State Constitution. After conducting a thorough investigation that produced...

Assemblymember McMahon: New Gun Safety Laws Will Help Protect Our Families

Assemblymember Karen McMahon (D-Amherst/Pendleton) announced that several bills she helped pass earlier this year to combat gun violence have been signed into law by Governor Hochul.“On top of the trauma the COVID-19 pandemic has inflicted over...
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