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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.

37: Oregon legislators who are sponsoring a measure offering a public health care plan to those who don't qualify for Medicaid or Medicare.

1,750: New jobs Intel may create in Hillsboro if its proposed expansion goes through, according to the Portland Business Journal.

$350 million: Amount in farm gate sales that Oregon organic farmers generate every year, according to the Capital Press. Organic farmers gathered at the state Capitol Feb. 6.

864: Organic businesses in Oregon.

112: Years the Oregon School of Art and Craft in Portland has been open, according to OPB. This May, it will stop offering degrees.

31,300: Oregonians estimated to quit smoking if the state hikes tobacco taxes to $2 per pack, according to The Salem Reporter.

$300 million: Amount of tax money the proposed increase is expected to generate in the next two years.

582,000: Kids enrolled in Oregon K-12 schools, according to The Oregonian.

84: Oregon children in foster care who are being housed in out-of-state facilities, according to OPB.

$2.5 million: Amount Oregon spent on sending kids out of state between October and December 2018, according to OPB.