Steven Rich
Database Editor

Steven Rich is the database editor for the investigative unit at The Washington Post. While at The Post, he’s worked on investigations involving tax liens, the NSA, veterans issues, cartels and government oversight. A native of the Philadelphia area, he earned a Master’s Degree in Journalism from the University of Missouri in 2013 and a Bachelor’s from Virginia Tech in 2011. His public key for secure communications can be found at

Latest by Steven Rich

Here’s where people are homeless in America

Mapping one of America’s most persistent social problems.

If floods come, who’s covered?

Some parts of the country prepare for flooding more than others. A lot more.

The highest rates of marijuana arrests

In 2012, one person was arrested every 48 seconds for possession of marijuana in the United States.

Blunt forces: How marijuana is changing America

Blunt forces: How marijuana is changing America

How the drug affects our health, culture and economy.