Insider Index: This week in Salem, by the numbers
Ten numbers that illustrate some of this week's big, and small, Oregon political stories:
• 6: Number of Congressional districts Oregon could have after the 2020 census.
• 157,537: Oregonians who signed up to buy health plans on the individual market as of the Dec. 15 deadline, according to the Portland Business Journal
• $5 million: Amount of additional state funding Gov. Kate Brown is asking the legislature to approve to house homeless families, according to OPB.
• 1.1: Oregon newborns in drug withdrawal out of every 1,000 live births in 2000, according to OPB.
• 5.5: In 2014.
• 2,000: Approximate number of Oregonians who called U.S. Rep. Greg Walden's office regarding the GOP tax plans, the Republican said this week.
• 20.4 million: Pounds of commercial Dungeness crab harvested last year, according to the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
• $250: Amount Multnomah County Commissioner Loretta Smith was fined by the Oregon Secretary of State's Office for a city council campaign violation, according to the Portland Mercury.
• 2: Very cute dogs owned by Republican gubernatorial candidate Knute Buehler. Winston and Lily made an appearance on the candidate's Twitter account last Friday.
• $10 million: Settlement the city of Portland will pay for improperly spending water utility customers' money on other things, according to The Oregonian.