Steve Flowers

“Inside the Statehouse with Steve Flowers” is Alabama’s leading political column. It is published weekly in over 60 Alabama newspapers and has a circulation of over 360,000. Having served 16 years in the Alabama State Legislature, Steve brings a unique perspective to Alabama politics.

“Inside the Statehouse with Steve Flowers” covers the state political scene each week in an entertaining and informative fashion. The weekly column also takes its readers down “Memory Lane” with Alabama’s rich and colorful political history.

January 12, 2022 – U.S. Senate Race is our 2022 Election Year Premier Contest

This year’s midterm congressional elections will be the political story of the year in American politics. The U.S. House of Representatives will be in play big time.  Whichever party has the majority has all the power. Currently the Democrats have a very small majority. Polling and history reveal that Republicans are poised to pick up a large number of seats and gain back a majority in the House and will more than likely gain a slim majority in the U.S. Senate where there is currently an even 50 to 50 split, with Democratic Vice President Kamala Harris having the tie breaking vote that gives the teetering majority to the Democrats. History has portended without deviation to a clear historical political fact that the party that wins the White House andconcurrently House seats loses those…

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January 5, 2022 – Election Year is Here

Happy New Year.  It is election year in the good ole Heart of Dixie. Alabama, like a good many southern states, has our monumental political year in…

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December 29, 2021 – We Lost Some Good Ones in 2021

As has been my custom for 18 years, I like for my yearend column to be a remembrance of Alabama political figures who have passed away during the…

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In addition to his weekly newspaper column, Steve Flowers brings his expertise to radio and television shows throughout the state.

I will be on Mtgy talk radio News and Views today from 11-12 with Joey Clark 93.1 #alpolitics
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Will be on Jeff Poor Radio at 11:04 today #alpolitics
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Looking forward to visiting with Jeff Poor on Mobile talk radio this morning at 10. #alpolitics
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“This Week in Alabama Politics” is a 10 minute weekly show produced by Troy University television. His 30 minute show, “Alabama Politics” features statewide political figures and can be viewed every Thursday and Friday night on public television. Alabama Politics can be viewed in Montgomery and Autauga County viewing areas Monday through Friday at 7:30 A.M. and 10:00 P.M. on channels 43 and 96.

Steve also appears regularly on Montgomery television station, WAKA, CBS 8 as their political analyst.

Steve’s radio show, “This Week in Alabama Politics”, is aired every Saturday at 4:35 on TROY Public Radio. It is also syndicated statewide and can be heard over 21 commercial stations throughout the state.

Of Goats and Governors – Six Decades of Colorful Alabama Political Stories

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The new book from Steve Flowers, Of Goats and Governors – Six Decades of Colorful Alabama Political Stories, is now available for sale. It will be enjoyable reading for anyone interested in Alabama political history. The book is published by NewSouth Books, an independent publishing house specializing in regional books of national interest.