Commodity subsidies in Rhode Island totaled $2.7 million from 1995-2019‡.
Congressional Districts in Rhode Island Receiving Commodity Payments, 1995-2019‡
|Rank||District||Subtotal, Farming Subsidies|
|1||2nd District of Rhode Island (Rep. James Langevin)||$1,624,832||60.0%||60.0%|
|2||1st District of Rhode Island (Rep. David Cicilline)||$1,038,813||38.3%||98.3%|
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.
‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and October 31, 2019.