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.
17: States, including Oregon, that allow personal, philosophical or religious exemptions to required school vaccinations, according to The Oregonian. A bill to tighten vaccine requirements for public school attendance was killed as part of negotiations with Senate Republicans.
$1.4 billion: Approximate income tax rebate, or "kicker," Oregonians could receive next year, according to the Oregon Capital Bureau.
40: Years old the so-called "kicker" rebate, which is triggered when revenues exceed projections by 2 percent or more, turns this year. Lawmakers created it in 1979, according to The Oregonian.
2000: Year voters enshrined the kicker in the state's constitution.
$338: Amount the median taxpayer will get as a rebate in 2020, according to the Oregon Office of Economic Analysis.
$13,968: Amount the top 1 percent of taxpayers are expected to receive.
4.3: Percent of Oregonians who are unemployed, according to the Oregon Employment Department.
3.6: Percent of Americans who are unemployed. It's the lowest unemployment rate since 1969, according to NPR.
2009: Year when U.S. unemployment reached a high of 10 percent. Except for a modest jump in 2010, the unemployment rate has been steadily declining since then.
582: Senate Bill that will allow the governor to coordinate marijuana enforcement efforts with other states if Congress changes federal laws, or U.S. DOJ issues guidance, allowing interstate travel of cannabis and cannabis products. Senators passed the bill 19-9 on Wednesday.