Steve Flowers

Welcome to a new fiscal year

The State of Alabama fiscal year begins this week and we finally have a budget for the year. Constitutionally, the only mandatory requirement that the ... Read more

An intense first year of the quadrennium

This first year of the quadrennium has been an interesting mix of politics in the Heart of Dixie. Read more

Gov. Bentley’s roots in Shelby County

Shelby County, Alabama sits in the geographic center of the state and is the birthplace and childhood home of Gov. Robert Bentley. Read more

Alabama profits from federal dollars

It is common knowledge that the Indian casinos in Alabama and throughout the country are granted fede Read more

No need for legislating social issues

Many would argue, and indeed numerous surveys indicate, that Alabama is one of, if not the most, conservative states in America. I would argue that ... Read more