Commodity subsidies in Rhode Island totaled $2.9 million from 1995-2020‡.

Congressional Districts in Rhode Island Receiving Commodity Payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank District Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
Pct of
12nd District of Rhode Island (Rep. James Langevin)$1,784,28660.8%60.8%
21st District of Rhode Island (Rep. David Cicilline)$1,106,98537.7%98.5%

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.


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