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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.

1,100,000: Approximate amount, in dollars, the state is paying consultants brought in to remedy the crisis in the state's foster care system.

2050: Date by which Oregon wants to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions 80 percent below 1990 levels, according to OPB.

100: Entities currently covered by the proposed cap and trade program, representing about 80 percent of the state's greenhouse gas emissions, according to Vox.

14: States that have said they want to give their electoral college votes to the presidential candidate who wins the popular vote, according to The Oregonian. Oregon could become the 15th if Gov. Kate Brown signs SB 870.

270: Electoral college votes needed to uphold the popular vote compact.

196: Votes the movement will have amassed when Oregon joins.

90,000,000: Amount, in dollars, a proposed tobacco tax increase could raise over the next two years, according to The Oregonian. It is expected to get referred to voters, and the state won't raise the money until the tax increase gets voter approval.

346,000,000: Amount, in dollars, the tax increase could bring in during the following two-year budget. Much of that money will pay for health care for low-income people.

8,000,000,000: Amount, in dollars, the state and federal government spend on Medicaid in Oregon every year, The Oregonian reports.

20,000: Acres that burned in 11 wild land fires on the Hanford nuclear site in Washington, according to the Northwest News Network.