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: Percent of total campaign donation dollars that Democrats received last year for state legislative races, according to The Oregonian.
$4.91: Amount Oregonians pay for a joint of weed, according to Willamette Week, citing figures from the Oxford Treatment Center. Oregon is the cheapest place to buy legal marijuana in the country, according to a study by the center.
$13.92: Amount a Washington, D.C., resident pays for a single joint.
25,000: Female veterans in Oregon, about 9 percent of the total veteran population here, according to the Statesman-Journal. A display featuring portraits of 20 of those women is at the Oregon Public Safety Academy through April 22.
60: Percent of visitors to Southern Oregon surveyed who said they would not return to the region when there is wildfire smoke, according to OPB, which cited a recent survey of 2,000 people who visited the region in the summers of 2017 and 2018.
14: Percent reduction in visitors to Crater Lake National Park last July and August, when wildfires tore through Southern Oregon, from years prior, according to OPB.
10: Oregon foster children who filed a lawsuit on behalf of their counterparts this week in an effort to get the state to reform its child welfare practices.
3: Recommendations, out of 13, that the Oregon Department of Education has implemented a year after state auditors made them, according to The Secretary of State.
$800,000: Approximate deficit in the Harney County General Fund budget for the next fiscal year, according to OPB. Sheriff Dave Ward, who led the office through the 41-day occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, said in an op-ed this week that he would step down Dec. 31 to save the county money.
50: Presentations expected at the first-ever academic conference on the jam band Phish, which will be held at Oregon State University May 17-19, according to Rolling Stone.