Cotton Subsidies in Tennessee totaled $1.6 billion from 1995-2017.

Congressional Districts in Tennessee Receiving cotton subsidies, 1995-2017

Rank District Cotton Subsidies
Pct of
18th District of Tennessee (Rep. David Kusthoff)$1,176,312,86075.8%75.8%
27th District of Tennessee (Rep. Marsha Blackburn)$53,072,5973.4%79.2%
34th District of Tennessee (Rep. Scott DesJarlais)$30,102,4581.9%81.2%
49th District of Tennessee (Rep. Steve Cohen)$7,455,1910.5%81.6%
56th District of Tennessee (Rep. Diane Black)$3,031,8080.2%81.8%
65th District of Tennessee (Rep. Jim Cooper)$9,3500.0%81.8%

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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