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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...

Assemblymember McMahon: Assembly's COVID-19 Package Looks Out for Schools, Libraries and Volunteers

Assemblymember Karen McMahon (D-Amherst/Pendleton) announced she helped pass a package of bills to provide further support to New Yorkers during the COVID-19 pandemic in the first remote session of the New York State Assembly in history. The package supports...

Assemblymember McMahon: New School Meal Legislation Will Help Support Local Farmers

Assemblymember Karen McMahon (D-Amherst/Pendleton) introduced legislation that would provide much-needed financial help to local farmers by amending the New York school lunch reimbursement program to allow food used for breakfast programs to count towards...

Senator Brooks and Assemblymember McMahon Call for Increasing Benefits for Volunteer Firefighters and Ambulance Workers

Senator John E. Brooks (D-Seaford) and Assemblymember Karen M. McMahon (D-Amherst/Pendleton) have introduced legislation calling for increases in disability benefits for volunteer fire and ambulance workers across the state.New York State law provides...

Assemblymember McMahon: Bail Reform Revisions Will Help Protect Western New York families

“In last year’s budget, the Assembly passed sweeping bail reforms aimed at promoting fairness and transparency in our justice system, which took effect in January. While these reforms were put in place to ensure everyone is treated equally under...

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