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.

May 12, 2021 – How Will Alabama Fare in Washington after Richard Shelby

Some of you have inquired how Alabama will fare in Washington after Senator Shelby retires at the end of 2022.  The answer is that it will be nothing less than devastating for the Heart of Dixie.  The amount of federal dollars that Senator Shelby has individually brought home is incalculable and irreplaceable.  Alabama is going to be in the proverbial boat without a paddle in 20 short months.  We will have negligible power in Washington and for a state that depends on federal dollars, that is not going to be a good position to be in for Alabama. Whoever wins the 2022 race for Shelby’s seat will have no real power for at least 18 years.  The senate is a venerable institution where power is based on seniority.  You have to wait your turn and patiently await the day when you can be a…

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May 5, 2021 – Some Legislative Issues

The 2020 legislative regular session is wrapping up.  After this week’s two-days of meeting days, only one final legislative day remains on May 17.…

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April 28, 2021 – Who Are the Nine People Who Sit on Our State Supreme Court?

This week allow me to share with you a sketch of the men and women who sit on our State Supreme Court. These nine Justices are all Republican, all…

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

Hope you enjoy this week’s column, “How Will Alabama Fare in Washington after Senator Richard Shelby” https://t.co/1omJMH32gH #alpolitics
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Hope you enjoy this week’s column, “Who Are the Nine People Who Sit on Our State Supreme Court.” https://t.co/1omJMH32gH #alpolitics
h J R
@steveflowersal

“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.