Deficiency Payments in Louisiana totaled $146 million from 1995-2019‡.

Congressional Districts in Louisiana Receiving Deficiency Payments payments, 1995-2019‡

Rank District Deficiency Payments
Pct of
13rd District of Louisiana (Rep. Clay Higgins)$86,622,97359.1%59.1%
25th District of Louisiana (Rep. Ralph Abraham)$31,078,29221.2%80.3%
34th District of Louisiana (Rep. Mike Johnson)$22,994,01115.7%96.0%
46th District of Louisiana (Rep. Garrett Graves)$1,213,6960.8%96.9%
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 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and April 30, 2019.


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