Deficiency Payments in Louisiana totaled $146 million from 1995-2020‡.

Congressional Districts in Louisiana Receiving Deficiency Payments payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank District Deficiency Payments
Pct of
13rd District of Louisiana (Rep. Clay Higgins)$86,690,31359.2%59.2%
25th District of Louisiana (Rep. Ralph Abraham)$31,036,59021.2%80.4%
34th District of Louisiana (Rep. Mike Johnson)$22,912,92815.6%96.0%
46th District of Louisiana (Rep. Garrett Graves)$1,213,6960.8%96.8%
52nd District of Louisiana (Rep. Cedric Richmond)$176,3880.1%97.0%
61st District of Louisiana (Rep. Steve Scalise)$7,8860.0%97.0%

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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