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.

January 9, 2019 – Alabama’s 1940’s Congressional Delegation

Recently I came across a copy of an old congressional directory from 1942.  It is always fun for me to read about this era in American political history. Franklin Delano Roosevelt had been first elected in 1932 in the depths of the Great Depression.  He would go on to be reelected in 1936, 1940 and 1944 and would have been reelected into perpetuity.  However, he died in Warm Springs, Georgia in April of 1945, only four months into his fourth term. He was the closest thing we Americans have ever had to having a king.  Nobody has or ever will serve four terms as President. After FDR's omnipotent reign, the Constitution was changed to limit our presidents to two four-year terms. Roosevelt brought the country out of the Depression with his New Deal.  However, he did not do it alone. He worked…

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January 2, 2019 – A New Quadrennium: Alabama Potpourri and Trivia

As we begin this New Year of 2019, Alabama begins a new quadrennium in state government. All of our Constitutional state officeholders begin their…

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December 26, 2018 – We Lost Some Great Leaders in 2018

As is my custom at the close of the year, I like to memorialize great Alabamians who have appeared and lived legendary lives upon the stage of…

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

Join Steve live with Baron Coleman on Montgomery Radio Show News and Views at 10:30 this morning on WACV 93.1
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Join Steve on WTBF 94.7 radiothis morning at 7:15 on the Morning Show with Ralph Black.
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Join Steve at 6:00 p.m. on Alabama News network CBS 8 in Montgomery!
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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.