Cotton Subsidies in Tennessee totaled $42.9 million in 2011

SELECT * FROM regionsummary WHERE progcode='cotton' and stfips='47' and regtype='CD' and m2011!=0 ORDER BY m2011 DESC

Congressional Districts in Tennessee Receiving cotton subsidies, 2011

Rank District Cotton Subsidies
Pct of
18th District of Tennessee (Rep. Stephen LeeFincher)$19,633,22645.8%45.8%
27th District of Tennessee (Rep. Marsha Blackburn)$1,000,8102.3%48.1%
34th District of Tennessee (Rep. Scott DesJarlais)$449,8341.0%49.2%
49th District of Tennessee (Rep. Steve Cohen)$136,4560.3%49.5%
56th District of Tennessee (Rep. Diane Black)$84,8720.2%49.7%

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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