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|
|1||2nd District of Rhode Island (Rep. James Langevin)||$1,784,286||60.8%||60.8%|
|2||1st District of Rhode Island (Rep. David Cicilline)||$1,106,985||37.7%||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.