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.

July 28, 2021 – Governor Kay Ivey Second Governor from Wilcox County

Kay Ivey is doing a good job as governor. She is a strong and decisive leader, who has done more than steady the ship of state.  She is getting things done. She is making her mark as a good governor. She did a good day’s work when she got Jo Bonner to be her Chief of Staff.  They make quite a team.  This duo from Wilcox County were cut out to be leaders. Kay Ivey is only the second governor to hail from Wilcox County.  Benjamin M. Miller was the first.  The Black Belt region of Alabama has spawned an inordinate number of governors and legislative giants. The Bonner family has deep roots of leadership in Wilcox County.  Bonner served in Congress with distinction for over a decade.  His sister, Judy, was president of the University of Alabama.  His father was Probate Judge of Wilcox County.…

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July 21, 2021 – Bibb Graves the Education Governor

Most states have one General Fund Budget.  We are only one of five states that have two. Some of you have asked why we have two budgets – one for the…

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July 14, 2021 – The Story of Charles Henderson, Alabama’s 35th Governor and one of the State’s Greatest Philanthropists

Since I hail from Troy, Alabama, allow me to share with you the story of our only governor. Charles Henderson was not only the 35th Governor of…

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

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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.