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.
• $5,000: Amount Citizens to Elect Dennis Richardson paid Cambridge Analytica, the British political consulting firm that has been in the news for its tactics to collect personal information about millions of Facebook users, during his unsuccessful bid for governor in 2014.
• 400: Length, in feet, of the Peter Courtney Minto Island Bridge in Salem, which is named after Oregon's Senate President and recently won an award from the National Steel Bridge Alliance.
• 23: Years Lou Ogden has been the mayor of Tualatin. Ogden is seeking the Republican nomination for state labor commissioner.
• 2: Months until longtime PERS Director Steve Rodeman retires, according to The Oregonian.
• 85,000: Approximate number of artifacts stored at the Oregon Historical Society, not to mention millions of photographs, films and manuscripts.
• 1.5 million: Number of adults who are under legal guardianship in the U.S., according to the AARP.
• 60-76: Rough percentage of Americans who will get a tax break under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, according to the Tax Policy Center.
• 1.5: Average percentage gain in after-tax income for Oregonians as a result of the federal overhaul.
• 2020: Year of next census.
• 14th: Amendment to the U.S. Constitution that several state Attorneys General, including Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum, say is violated by the federal government's efforts to include a question about citizenship on the 2020 census. They also allege it violates the Enumeration Clause of the constitution, which requires that the census identify every person in the U.S.