Commodity subsidies in Fairfield County, Connecticut totaled $215,929 from 1995-2019‡.
Congressional Districts in Fairfield County, Connecticut Receiving Commodity Payments, 1995-2019‡
|Rank||District||Subtotal, Farming Subsidies|
|1||2nd District of Connecticut (Rep. Joe Courtney)||$33,119,884||68.4%||68.4%|
|2||5th District of Connecticut (Rep. Jahana Hayes)||$10,086,284||20.8%||89.2%|
|3||3rd District of Connecticut (Rep. Rosa DeLauro)||$2,281,918||4.7%||93.9%|
|4||1st District of Connecticut (Rep. John Larson)||$2,232,907||4.6%||98.5%|
|5||4th District of Connecticut (Rep. Jim Himes)||$110,311||0.2%||98.8%|
NOTE: Not all recipients were able to be placed into Congressional Districts so the District total may not total 100%. Nationally 96% of all program monies were designated into a Congressional District
Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.
‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and October 31, 2019.