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.

April 14, 2021 – Reapportionment and Gerrymandering

Hopefully, you participated in the census last year.  It is vitally important for each state that every person is counted. One of the first premises set out by our nation’s founding fathers is that there be a census taken every 10 years.  The reason for the United States census is to determine how many seats each state is appropriated in the U.S. House of Representatives.  It is based on the Democratic principle of one man one vote.  Each state shall be equally represented based on the number of people they have within their state borders. The power to draw the congressional lines rests with the State Legislature.  For that reason, there was a lot of time and money spent by the national political parties to capture the majority of seats in the swing state legislative bodies.  The pen to…

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April 7, 2021 – Wallace: Political Genius and Legislative Master

As the Regular Legislative Session evolves, I recall years past when George Wallace was governor. George Wallace was definitely a political genius…

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March 31, 2021 – 2022 Big Election Year as Alabama Chooses Shelby’s Successor

Last week we alerted you to the fact that next year will be a banner year in Alabama politics.  The governor, lieutenant governor and all other…

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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, “Reapportionment and Gerrymandering.” https://t.co/1omJMH32gH #alpolitics
h J R
@steveflowersal
Hope you enjoy this week’s column, “Wallace: Political Genius and Legislative Master.” https://t.co/1omJMH32gH #alpolitics
h J R
@steveflowersal
Very impressive victory by April Weaver yesterday in open State Senate seat, District 14 - 82% against 2 opponents
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.