If you have a news tip send us an email at: tips@oregoncapitalinsider.com


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.

4.7: Percentage annual personal income has grown in the past year, according to the Oregon Office of Economic Analysis.

13.2: Percentage it has fallen for farm proprietors in the same period.

$1 billion: Additional money the University of Oregon is now trying to raise over the next several years as part of a fundraising campaign initiated in 2014, according to the Register-Guard.

$100 million: Share that would go to a program supporting low-income, high-achieving Oregon students.

32.1: Percent of adult Oregonians who don't visit the dentist annually, according to US News & World Report.

$30 billion: Amount a catastrophic earthquake — aka "The Big One" — could cause in direct and indirect economic losses, according to the Oregon Secretary of State's Office.

77: Age of Phil Meglasson, the namesake of the massively popular Phil's Trail mountain biking network west of Bend. The former U.S. Geological Survey cartographer started building the trail in the early 1980s, according to The Bulletin.

$13 million: Amount the state of Oregon has clawed back from SolarCity — which was acquired by Tesla in 2016 and renamed to Tesla Energy Solutions — after the state found the company had inflated the cost of projects to qualify for higher state tax credits, according to The Oregonian .

$518 million: Amount Oregon wildfires cost this year, a new record, according to The Statesman-Journal.

1,322: Square miles that burned here this summer.