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.

June 7, 2023 – Dr. Wayne Flynt’s, Afternoons with Harper Lee

Renowned Alabama historian Dr. Wayne Flynt has chronicled and penned a marvelous book appropriately entitled Afternoons with Harper Lee.  This gem is published by New South Books with editing by Randall Williams.  It is receiving worldwide acclaim.  If you are a fan of Harper Lee and her novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, it is a great read.  Nelle Harper Lee was born in Monroeville in 1926 and died in Monroeville ninety years later in 2016.  It was fitting that Dr. Wayne Flynt would give her eulogy.  Her book, To Kill A Mockingbird, is one of the five most bought and read books in the history of the world.  It is second to only to the Bible in most countries.  In secular Great Britain, it surpasses the Bible and is number one. Dr. Wayne Flynt is probably the most significant and accomplished…

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May 31, 2023 – Girls State Has Had A Profound Effect on Current State Leaders

The Alabama Boys State and Girls State programs have been the spawning ground for Alabama political leaders for generations.  It is a marvelous civic…

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May 24, 2023 – Women in Alabama Politics

It is hard to imagine that it was only a little over 100 years ago that women were given the right to vote in the United States.  The 19th Amendment…

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

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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 television stations WAKA, CBS 8 – Montgomery and CBS 42 – Birmingham 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.