Commodity subsidies in Louisiana totaled $4.9 billion from 1995-2017.

Congressional Districts in Louisiana Receiving Commodity Payments, 1995-2017

Rank District Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
1995-2017
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
15th District of Louisiana (Rep. Ralph Abraham)$2,798,336,72857.2%57.2%
23rd District of Louisiana (Rep. Clay Higgins)$1,401,821,93128.6%85.8%
34th District of Louisiana (Rep. Mike Johnson)$610,675,63012.5%98.3%
46th District of Louisiana (Rep. Garrett Graves)$120,152,0362.5%100.8%
51st District of Louisiana (Rep. Steve Scalise)$18,354,7230.4%101.1%
62nd District of Louisiana (Rep. Cedric Richmond)$9,824,3010.2%101.3%

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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