Andrew Cuomo announced on August 10, 2021 that he is stepping down ad governor of New York in the wake of a sex harassment scandal,New York Gov. Kathy Hochul will take over as New York governor, becoming the state’s first female governor. Cuomo has denied that he ever touched anyone inappropriately or made inappropriate sexual advances. Last week, Brittany Commisso, a Cuomo aide who accused him of groping her, filed a criminal complaint against him. Cuomo,” Glavin said.