Wetlands Reserve Program payments in Texas totaled $10.7 million from 1995-2020‡.

Congressional Districts in Texas Receiving Wetlands Reserve Program payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank District Wetlands Reserve Program
Pct of
14th District of Texas (Rep. John Ratcliffe)$2,021,20618.9%18.9%
21st District of Texas (Rep. Louis Gohmert)$452,5084.2%23.1%
313th District of Texas (Rep. Mac Thornberry)$107,7901.0%24.1%
414th District of Texas (Rep. Randy Weber)$68,4680.6%24.7%
55th District of Texas (Rep. Lance Gooden)$22,9920.2%25.0%
636th District of Texas (Rep. Brian Babin)$12,9770.1%25.1%
76th District of Texas (Rep. Ron Wright)$12,7480.1%25.2%

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.

‡ Data for 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.


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