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.
• 46 million: Daytime visitors to Oregon State Parks every year, according to the park and recreation department.
• 2.5 million: Annual number of campers in Oregon State Parks
• $900,000: Amount of student loan repayments the state awarded to physicians and health professionals in rural and underserved communities as part of a new program to incentivize health care professionals to work in those areas, according to the Oregon Health Authority.
• 9.8: Percentage of Oregonians who were born in another country, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey.
• 14.8 million: Words in the Oregon Administrative Rules, according to the Secretary of State's Office.
• 166,968: Restrictive words, such as "shall," "must," etc., in those rules, as of February 2017. The Secretary of State is undertaking efforts to reduce "unnecessary, outdated and ineffective" regulatory restrictions.
• $2,667,157.61: Total campaign contributions Gov. Kate Brown has received this year, as of Friday, according to Secretary of State data.
• $1,698,966.84: Total campaign contributions Brown's GOP rival, State Rep. Knute Buehler, has received this year.
• 900: Town halls U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., has held in Oregon since taking office in 1996, as of Monday, July 2.
• $100,000: Amount of money Nike has donated to a new Political Action Committee, the Common Good Fund, to represent its interests in Salem, according to The Oregonian.