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 Karen McMahon Shows Support for Main-Transit Firefighters During 2021 NYS Championship Drill

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Assemblywoman Karen McMahon (D-Amherst) attended the 2021 New York State Championship Drill to show her support for the Main-Transit Fire Department and presented fire officials with funding to renovate the department’s Station 2. McMahon also announced...

Assemblymember Karen McMahon Honors Nine Women of Distinction

2021 Women of Distinction
Assemblymember Karen McMahon (D-Amherst/Pendleton) recognized nine women as 2021 recipients of the Women of Distinction award during a ceremony at Island Park in Williamsville on Tuesday evening.This year marked Assemblymember McMahon’s third annual...

Pair of McMahon Bills Supporting East Amherst Fire Signed into Law

A pair of bills sponsored by Assemblymember Karen McMahon (D-Amherst) to support the East Amherst Fire Company were signed into law last week by the Governor. The first bill (A7630) exempts the East Amherst Fire Department from the requirement that the...

Assemblymember Karen McMahon Statement on the Resignation of Governor Andrew Cuomo

“Today, Governor Cuomo did the appropriate thing by announcing his resignation which will take effect in 14 days. I look forward to the conclusion of this disturbing chapter and a return to focusing on the multiple challenges facing New York State,...

Assemblymember McMahon Responds to Attorney General’s Report

“This is a truly sad day for the people of New York State. The details of Attorney General James’ report on the claims of sexual harassment against Governor Cuomo are deeply troubling. I reiterate my earlier statement calling on the Governor...

Assemblymember Karen M. McMahon’s Response to Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s State of the State Address

“The focus of Governor Cuomo’s State of the State Address was, appropriately, our response to the COVID-19 pandemic. COVID-19 is our most urgent threat, and its defeat must be our priority. I am pleased with the Governor’s plan to expand...
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