Deficiency Payment payments in Illinois totaled $306 million from 1995-2021.

Congressional Districts in Illinois Receiving Deficiency Payment payments, 1995-2021

Rank District Deficiency Payment
Pct of
115th District of Illinois (Rep. John Shimkus)$30,162,3349.9%9.9%
217th District of Illinois (Rep. Cheri Bustos)$8,491,8992.8%12.6%
318th District of Illinois (Rep. Darin LaHood)$5,875,3271.9%14.6%
412th District of Illinois (Rep. Mike Bost)$1,252,0450.4%15.0%
513th District of Illinois (Rep. Rodney Davis)$1,212,9070.4%15.4%
616th District of Illinois (Rep. Adam Kinzinger)$1,138,2880.4%15.7%

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.


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