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.
• $904: Statewide fair market rent for a one-bedroom apartment in Oregon, according to the National Low Income Housing Coalition.
• 45: Hours per week the average Oregonian would have to work to afford that rent.
• 41: Oregon water systems that are threatened by the possibility of toxic algae, according to The Statesman-Journal.
• 172: Traffic fatalities in Oregon so far this year, according to the Oregon Department of Transportation.
• 17.8: Percentage that amount has increased from this time last year.
• 70: Fatalities from distracted driving in Oregon, 2012-2016.
• $214 million: Settlement a federal appeals court revoked from the Moda Health Plan, an Oregon insurer, this week, according to the Portland Business Journal. Moda sued the federal government in an attempt to recoup its financial losses during the rollout of the Affordable Care Act.
• 22: States, including Oregon, where requiring union fees even if you don't want to be a member is permitted. Those fees are under review by the Oregon Supreme Court, which his expected to make a decision
• 53.1: Percentage of Oregon public workers who are union members, according to The Oregonian
• 16: Percentage of all Oregon workers who are part of a union