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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.

Here are 10 numbers that illustrate some of this week's big, and small, Oregon political stories.

• 12,000: Approximate number of business owners potentially eligible for a tax cut proposed by Oregon Gov. Kate Brown (D), which would extend favorable tax rates to sole proprietorships.

• 1,012,790: Miles covered by the Highly Rural Transportation Grant program, which provides transportation for rural veterans to medical appointments, since its inception in 2014.

• 10: Oregon counties where the program is active.

• $2,000: Amount of prize money you could receive from the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife for submitting a winning stamp design featuring a Ruffled Grouse, Lesser Scaup, Red-breasted Merganser or other specified fauna.

• 230: Working economists in Oregon, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

• $100,000: Amount a horse named Justice is seeking in a lawsuit against its former owner, filed this week by the Animal Legal Defense Fund in Portland, according to The Oregonian.

• 4,900: Approximate number of sexual assault forensic evidence kits that were still untested as of 2015, according to an audit released this week by the Secretary of State's Office.

• 1,100: Kits needing testing in 2017.

$130,000: Outgoing state CIO Alex Pettit's new salary as a business continuity program manager for the Secretary of State"s Office.

• 36,800: Deaths in Oregon in 2017, the highest number since 1960, according to Willamette Week.