Total Tobacco Transition Payments in Tennessee totaled $81.5 million from 1995-2016.

Congressional Districts in Tennessee Receiving Total Tobacco Transition Payments payments, 1995-2016

Rank District Total Tobacco Transition Payments
1995-2016
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
16th District of Tennessee (Rep. Diane Black)$35,935,79744.1%44.1%
21st District of Tennessee (Rep. Phil Roe)$15,574,98819.1%63.2%
37th District of Tennessee (Rep. Marsha Blackburn)$9,620,96011.8%75.0%
42nd District of Tennessee (Rep. Jimmy Duncan)$5,905,3637.2%82.3%
58th District of Tennessee (Rep. David Kusthoff)$3,958,3274.9%87.1%
65th District of Tennessee (Rep. Jim Cooper)$3,608,2424.4%91.5%
73rd District of Tennessee (Rep. Charles Fleischmann)$2,965,2453.6%95.2%
84th District of Tennessee (Rep. Scott DesJarlais)$1,667,8492.0%97.2%

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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