Steve Flowers

“Inside the Statehouse with Steve Flowers” is Alabama’s leading political column. It is published in 69 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.

July 18, 2018 – Potpourri/Notebook from June 5 Primary

You have the results of Tuesday’s runoff elections.  I had to go to press with my column before the results were known. There are some fantastic runoff races which should be close and interesting.  The four best will be Troy King versus Steve Marshall in the Attorney General’s race.  The Lt. Governor runoff between Twinkle Cavanaugh and Will Ainsworth will be interesting.  The Agriculture race between Rick Pate and Gerald Dial will be good. It will be interesting to see if Bobby Bright ousted Martha Roby from Congress in the 2nd district. Let me share some thoughts and analyses from the first primary on June 5th. Kay Ivey and Walt Maddox won their party’s nominations very impressively. Governor Ivey used the mantle of incumbency to win a decisive victory with 56 percent of the vote…

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July 11, 2018 – Primary Runoffs Next Week

Well folks, if you vote in the Republican primary you may want to go back to the polls next week and finish selecting the GOP nominees for several…

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July 4, 2018 – 4th of July/Trump and Big Jim

Otto Whittaker wrote the following essay, “I Am the Nation” in 1955 as a public relations advertisement for the Norfolk and Western Railway.  The…

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

We'll discuss yesterday's runoff elections tonight on @ALNewsNetwork. Call in with your questions for "Talk Back" a… https://t.co/kmbhMAumbo
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Join me on the University of Alabama radio again this afternoon at 4:40p.m.. T-Town 91.5, MGM 88.3, HSV 100.7, MOB 91.5! #alpolitics
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Big takeaway from yesterday: Never doubt that ALFA is the big dog in Alabama politics. #alpolitcs
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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.