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.
• 3: Fires since 1911 that have exceeded 300,000 acres of land protected by the state's forestry department, according to ODF. All happened in the 1930s.
• $100 million: Estimated cost of updating the Oregon DMV's computer system, according to Willamette Week.
• 2020: Year by which the state must comply with RealID, a federal law passed in 2005 to improve security of air travel and at federal buildings. DMV expects to issue compliant driver's licenses in July of that year to meet the Oct. 1 deadline.
• $121 million: Amount a possible buyer for the Elliott State Forest would need to raise to buy the land trust forest from the state.
• $20 million: Gov. Kate Brown's proposed reductions in operating funds for Oregon State University, unless the state passes new taxes, according to the Associated Press. That further complicates OSU's idea to turn the Elliott State Forest into a research forest.
• 11: Rank of Oregon among U.S. states in terms of how quickly its population is growing, according to The Oregonian.
• 44,000: Number of new Oregonians added between July 2017 and July 2018.
• 1: Seat in Congress Oregon is expected to gain after the 2020 census if its population continues to grow as quickly as it has.
• $12 million: Amount Brown wants to borrow in bond funds to create an early-warning system to notify Oregonians of an earthquake, according to the Eugene Register-Guard.
• 31: People convicted of crimes who have requested new DNA testing in Oregon since 2001, according to the Salem Reporter. Only three have been granted their requests. Some lawmakers want to change Oregon's current law, which sets a high bar for when DNA testing of evidence is allowed after a conviction.