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.

September 23, 2020 – All Politics is Local. Most of Alabama’s Mayors Races this Year.

With it being a presidential election year and an election for one of our United States Senate Seats and all of the interest that goes along with those high-profile contests, it has gone under the radar that most of our cities in the state had elections for mayor and city council last month.  Mayors serve four-year terms and to most Alabamians they are the most important vote they will cast this year.   The job of mayor of a city is a difficult and intricate fulltime, 24 hours a day dedication to public service.  They make more decisions that affect the lives of their friends and neighbors than anyone else.  The old maxim, “All politics is local,” is epitomized in the role of mayor.  Folks, being mayor of a city is where the rubber meets the road. In looking all over the state, it appears…

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September 16, 2020 – The Presidential Race is Underway

Now that the national political party conventions are over and the nominees have been coronated, the battle royale for the White House is in full…

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September 9, 2020 – 1960 Presidential Race Marked beginning of Television as Premier Political Medium

The 1960 Presidential Race between Richard Nixon and John Kennedy is considered by many political historians to be a landmark presidential contest.…

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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 8 Montgomery at 10 re Ramifications of death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.#alpolitics
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Will be on CBS 42 Birmingham at 10 pm re ramifications of death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.#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.