Insider Index: This week by the numbers
Here are 10 numbers that illustrate some of this week's big, and small, Oregon news stories.
23: Area, in acres, of the Lloyd Center mall, the "largest and oldest" mall in the region, according to Willamette Week.
$936,000,000: Amount Oregonians received in food stamp benefits in 2018, according to The Register-Guard. The Trump Administration this week announced a new rule tightening the program's work requirements that could slash benefits for hundreds thousands of Americans.
4: Hillsboro public employees who sued their union Thursday over its handling of revocation requests.
$27,000,000,000: Unfunded actuarial liability in the state's public pension system, OPB reports.
5: Ballot initiatives submitted this year to tamp down the debt in the state's public pension system, according to OPB. As of last week, each has been withdrawn.
$9,000,000: Donations a campaign to boost the state's cigarette tax via next year's ballot have received from health systems and the Oregon Nurses Association, according to the campaign.
4,883: Signatures that backers of an effort to recall Rep. Tiffiny Mitchell, D-Astoria, needed to collect in order to be successful. The effort failed this week, according to the activist group behind the recall, Timber Unity.
2,000: Residents in Cave Junction, Ore. The town plans to rely on a volunteer police force to monitor criminal activity on surveillance cameras, according to The Oregonian.
$170,000: Amount the University of Oregon is paying in a settlement to two former architecture professors who accused the university of age discrimination, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education.
$913,374: Amount the CEO of Goodwill Industries Columbia-Willamette makes, according to Willamette Week.