Commodity subsidies in Louisiana totaled $5.2 billion from 1995-2019‡.

Congressional Districts in Louisiana Receiving Commodity Payments, 1995-2019‡

Rank District Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
1995-2019‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
15th District of Louisiana (Rep. Ralph Abraham)$2,953,427,96257.2%57.2%
23rd District of Louisiana (Rep. Clay Higgins)$1,451,552,60428.1%85.3%
34th District of Louisiana (Rep. Mike Johnson)$634,383,37012.3%97.6%
46th District of Louisiana (Rep. Garrett Graves)$129,232,6782.5%100.1%
51st District of Louisiana (Rep. Steve Scalise)$18,371,9900.4%100.5%
62nd District of Louisiana (Rep. Cedric Richmond)$10,445,2070.2%100.7%

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 October 31, 2019.

 

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