In reality, New York has provided incentive packages worth hundreds of millions of dollars spread over several years.
The Oregon newspaper reported that Project Azalea includes Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co.
The Business Review of Albany has written about Project Azalea for months. It stated Azalea would be larger than the $4.6 billion Global Foundries computer chip plant in Saratoga County. Global Foundries employs 2,000 people and is growing.
Spokesmen for Cuomo and the state economic development agency declined to comment.