Insider Index: This week in Salem, by the numbers
Here are 10 numbers that illustrate some of this week's big, and small, Oregon political stories:
• 21: States that have passed legislation providing a legal framework for self-driving cars, according to Willamette Week. Oregon is not one of them.
• $50 million: Commitment announced this week from a California donor to the OSU's veterinary medicine college, the largest gift in the school's history.
• 226,666: Acres of wind farms in Oregon owned by foreign companies, according to the Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting.
• 31: Percentage of Oregonian adults who say they are not affiliated with any religion, according to the Pew Research Center.
• 22.8: Overall percentage of Americans not affiliated with any religion
• 3: High schools where Gov. Kate Brown is previewing her "State of the State" address.
• $100 million: Minimum cost of a planned project by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to drain Detroit Lake — in between Salem and Bend — to improve water temperature and fish health, according to the Statesman-Journal
• 2,817: Acres that five Portland-area cities that want to expand by pushing their Urban Growth Boundaries.
• 9 to 17: Inches of snowfall expected on Cascade passes this weekend.
• $40: Amount by which State Rep. Alissa Keny-Guyer, D-Portland, wants to raise the real estate transaction recording fee, estimated to generate $112.5 million in funding for affordable housing, according to the Northwest Labor Press.