Commodity subsidies in Rhode Island totaled $2.6 million from 1995-2017.

Congressional Districts in Rhode Island Receiving Commodity Payments, 1995-2017

Rank District Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
1995-2017
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
12nd District of Rhode Island (Rep. James Langevin)$1,592,59460.8%60.8%
21st District of Rhode Island (Rep. David Cicilline)$990,76537.8%98.6%

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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