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.

November 20, 2019 – John McMillan – A Good Man as State Treasurer

Alabama is in good hands with John McMillan.  A good man is in the job of State Treasurer of Alabama for the third straight quadrennium. Young Boozer served two successive four-year terms from 2010-2018.  Mr. Boozer did an excellent job as Treasurer. He was perfect for the job.  He had been a successful banker. He ran for and did the job for the right reason, not for political gain or prestige, but to do a good job as Alabama’s treasurer. Some folks thought Young Boozer would make a good choice for higher statewide office.  However, he and his wife, Sally, opted to enjoy a relaxed life.   John McMillan is now doing the job of State Treasurer for the very same reason.  He, too, could go to the house and enjoy his life but he wants to serve the state he loves.  Before being elected State…

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November 13, 2019 – State Legislature Not Very Good Stepping Stone

Early speculation on the 2020 U.S. Senate race had state senator, Del Marsh, listed as a potential GOP aspirant.  He had considered making a plunge…

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November 6, 2019 – The Story of Dr. David Bronner, RSA, Robert Trent Jones Golf Courses

Dr. David Bronner has marked his place in Alabama political and governmental history.  He has headed the revered Retirement Systems of Alabama…

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

Will be on CBS 32 at noon with Ellis Eskew.#alpolitics
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Will be on ABC 32 at 11 this morning with Ellis Eskew,#alpolitics
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We will all miss Jimmy Koikos. The legendary owner and host of Bessemers "Bright Star" passed away today!#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.