Statement by Assemblymember Chris Burdick Following the Resignation of Governor Andrew Cuomo

Assemblymember Chris Burdick issued the following statement regarding the resignation of Governor Andrew Cuomo:

"I am pleased that Governor Cuomo has done the right thing for the people of New York and tendered his resignation, effective in 14 days. This is a sad turn of events for our state, but I am relieved that the Governor has recognized that the needs of New Yorkers must come first.

I have great confidence in Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul and know New York will be in capable hands as she leads our state through this difficult period."