Steve Flowers

“Inside the Statehouse with Steve Flowers” is Alabama’s leading political column. It is published in 72 Alabama newspapers weekly and has a circulation approaching 400,000. 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.

September 11, 2019 – The Omission of the Citizenship Question on the 2020 Census Questionnaire Essentially Assures Alabama the Loss of a Congressional Seat

The upcoming 2020 census is extremely critical in Alabama and the rest of the states in the nation, as well.  The census affects the number of seats a state has in the U.S. Congress and ultimately the number of Electoral College Votes you have for president.  Also, very importantly, the amount of federal funds the state receives. Alabama is growing incrementally, but not as fast as other states.  Especially our neighboring states of Georgia and Florida and certainly not as much as California and Texas. Therefore, the bottom line is we are projected to lose a Congressional District to one of the aforementioned states.   We currently have seven seats in Congress.  We will more than likely go to six. The census will be in 2020.  We will lose our seat in the 2022 elections. Our U.S.…

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September 4, 2019 – Two Open Congressional Seats in the Heart of Dixie in 2020

Governor Kay Ivey has had a very successful first year as governor. One of the coups she pulled off was getting the legislature to pass legislation…

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August 28, 2019 – The Summer of 1969

As we say goodbye to the summer of 2019, allow me to reminisce with you and indeed commemorate more than likely a summer exactly 50 years ago that…

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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'll be on "The Jeff Poor" show News Talk 92.5 FM/770 AM, Huntsville at 3:30 PM today.#alpolitics
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Hope you enjoy this week's column#The Omission of Citizenship Question on the 2020 Census Questionnaire essentially… https://t.co/oZ9kp9jDZu
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RT @JackRoyer: Here’s my dad, @MikeRoyerTV, talking to Eli Gold, voice of @AlabamaFTBL, for 30 minutes. It is required pre-home-opener view…
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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.