If you have a news tip send us an email at: tips@oregoncapitalinsider.com


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.

VV V - vv vHere are 10 numbers that illustrate some of this week's big, and small, Oregon political stories.

• 800: Approximate number of exhibitors at the Governor's Marketplace Conference, encouraging small and diverse businesses to pursue state contracts, in Salem on Thursday.

3: Executive orders the governor has signed so far this year.

• $426 million: Additional money that the Secure Rural Schools payments will provide to rural areas in the next two years, approved as part of the Congressional spending package this week.

• 90: Days former U.S. Attorney for Oregon Amanda Marshall will be barred from practicing law for lying about a sexual relationship with an employee in her office, according to The Oregonian.

• 6: Length of a new docuseries on Netflix, "Wild Wild Country," that traces the story of the followers of the Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh that took up residence in rural Central Oregon.

• 14,550: Oregon Department of Corrections inmates.

• 4,650: Flue vaccines for inmates purchased this season.

• 4,550: Flue vaccines administered to inmates.

• 1: Inmates who died of the flu, according to Willamette Week.

• 43: Initiative petition number assigned Thursday to advocates seeking a ban on "assault weapons" on the statewide ballot on November.