Cotton Subsidies in Louisiana totaled $2.0 billion from 1995-2020‡.

Congressional Districts in Louisiana Receiving cotton subsidies, 1995-2020‡

Rank District Cotton Subsidies
Pct of
15th District of Louisiana (Rep. Ralph Abraham)$1,773,730,59687.0%87.0%
24th District of Louisiana (Rep. Mike Johnson)$175,294,9098.6%95.6%
36th District of Louisiana (Rep. Garrett Graves)$38,874,7991.9%97.5%
43rd District of Louisiana (Rep. Clay Higgins)$915,2000.0%97.6%
52nd District of Louisiana (Rep. Cedric Richmond)$72,6920.0%97.6%

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 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.


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