Steve Flowers

“Inside the Statehouse with Steve Flowers” is Alabama’s leading political column. It is published in 63 Alabama newspapers weekly 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.

August 16, 2017

You know the results of Tuesday’s primaries for our U.S. Senate seat.  I had to go to press before the vote.  However, the assumption was that there would be a runoff in the Republican primary.  It is safe to say that the winner of that runoff on September 26 will be elected as our next junior U.S. Senator.  We are such a reliably Republican state that winning the GOP Primary will be tantamount to election in December. It may surprise you for me to say that it really makes very little difference as to who ultimately wins this seat.  Whichever Republican prevails will vote no differently than the other.  Despite all the money spent, name calling, and campaigning, whoever the Republican primary victor is will vote conservatively right down the line.  They will have the identical…

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August 09, 2017

Folks we are getting down to the proverbial lick log in the much-anticipated vote for the open U.S. Senate seat vacated by Jeff Sessions.  After 20…

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August 02, 2017

There is a proven theory espoused by political scholars that has prevailed in southern political history for decades.  The premier political scholar,…

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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.