Deficiency Payments in Louisiana totaled $146 million from 1995-2020‡.
Congressional Districts in Louisiana Receiving Deficiency Payments payments, 1995-2020‡
|1||3rd District of Louisiana (Rep. Clay Higgins)||$86,690,313||59.2%||59.2%|
|2||5th District of Louisiana (Rep. Ralph Abraham)||$31,036,590||21.2%||80.4%|
|3||4th District of Louisiana (Rep. Mike Johnson)||$22,912,928||15.6%||96.0%|
|4||6th District of Louisiana (Rep. Garrett Graves)||$1,213,696||0.8%||96.8%|
|5||2nd District of Louisiana (Rep. Cedric Richmond)||$176,388||0.1%||97.0%|
|6||1st District of Louisiana (Rep. Steve Scalise)||$7,886||0.0%||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.