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 Urges Federal Lawmakers to Fund Behavioral Health and Substance Use Disorders

Assemblymember Karen McMahon (D-Amherst/Pendleton) is advocating for federal funds for behavioral health care and substance use disorders.In a letter to U.S. Senators Charles Schumer (D-NY) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Assemblymember McMahon and Assemblymember...

Historic Session Yields Progress for our Community

This year's legislative session has been unlike any other due to the coronavirus pandemic. Although our work in Albany was interrupted, the Assembly convened for a rare summer session over four days last month to address a large volume of bills.Among...

Senator Kennedy and Assemblymember McMahon Call for Insurance Discount for Emergency Vehicle Drivers

Senator Tim Kennedy (D-Buffalo) and Assemblymember Karen McMahon (D-Amherst/Pendleton) have introduced legislation calling for insurance providers to allow discounts to drivers who have been trained to operate an emergency vehicle.First responders who...

Building Trust Between the Police & the Community

As we have recently seen, the tragic and avoidable death of George Floyd brought to the national consciousness a renewed sense of anger and frustration at the many instances in which people of color have been subjected to unnecessary, and sometimes deadly,...

Assemblymember McMahon and Amherst Deputy Supervisor Berger to Deliver Hand Sanitizer, Masks to Reopening Businesses

Assemblymember Karen McMahon (D-Amherst/Pendleton) and Town of Amherst Deputy Supervisor Jacqui Berger will be delivering hand sanitizer and face masks to businesses in the Village of Williamsville.Assemblymember McMahon and Deputy Supervisor Berger will...
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