Commodity subsidies in Louisiana totaled $204 million in 2017

Congressional Districts in Louisiana Receiving Commodity Payments, 2017

Rank District Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
2017
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
15th District of Louisiana (Rep. Ralph Abraham)$82,127,83040.2%40.2%
23rd District of Louisiana (Rep. Clay Higgins)$77,753,27038.1%78.2%
34th District of Louisiana (Rep. Mike Johnson)$25,530,54712.5%90.7%
46th District of Louisiana (Rep. Garrett Graves)$5,933,0422.9%93.6%
52nd District of Louisiana (Rep. Cedric Richmond)$144,6980.1%93.7%
61st District of Louisiana (Rep. Steve Scalise)$2,9210.0%93.7%

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.

 

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