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

What links Russia and Holland? Flowers.

Sanctions against Russia could have some surprising effects, including Holland’s vaunted flower industry.

Where in America is there a ‘normal’ amount of immigration?

A look at where foreign-born Americans are concentrated.

The death of coal

What you need to know about the transition away from coal in America.

Crib notes: the stories behind America’s fertility problems

What you need to know about America’s booming fertility industry.