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.
• 58: Oregonians who died from opioid-related causes in 2000, according to a lawsuit filed by Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum against Purdue Pharma this week, citing figures compiled by The Oregonian.
• 271: In 2015.
• 3 million: The approximate number of opioid prescriptions issued in the state in 2015.
• $10 million: Approximate amount of funds the Trump administration moved from the federal disaster budget to pay for expanded immigrant detention facilities, according to OPB. U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., revealed the funding shift Tuesday night on prime time as the Carolinas prepared for Hurricane Florence.
• $106.2 million: Amount of "questionable spending" that Secretary of State Dennis Richardson says his office has found since he was sworn in last year.
• 10: Terms U.S. Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., has served in Congress. His Democratic challenger, Jamie McLeod-Skinner, received the Independent Party of Oregon's endorsement this week.
• 142: Requests the Oregon Department of Transportation says it received this year for state funding to make kids' walking and biking routes to school safer.
• 50,000: Number of electric vehicles the state wants to have on the roads by 2020. September 8-16 is National Drive Electric Week, according to the Oregon Department of Energy.
• 1,250: Approximate number of charging stations in the state.
• 21,034: Acres of the Mt. Hood National Forest that have closed while officials search for a cougar that they believe killed a 55-year-old hiker, Diana Bober, late last month, according to Willamette Week.