In The News

Funding for Orange Line Still in Flux
Star Tribune, Sept. 24, 2016
Frank is quoted about the importance of completing the Orange Line as part of a regional transit system.

Karen People in Twin Cities Seek to Take Driver's License Test in Their Own Language
KSTP, August 30, 2016
Citing the dangers of people risking driving without proper license, Frank speaks about his support for expanding access to driver's license exams.

Convention week: Can Democrats unify — and avoid drama?
MinnPost, July 25, 2016
As a former Bernie Sanders supporter who recently signed on to support Hillary Clinton, Frank discusses party unity and his hopes for the Democratic National Convention. Also, July 28, 2016: Three days into the DNC, are Sanders backers #WithHer yet?

Responses poke holes in SWLRT environmental report
Southwest Journal, July 13, 2016
Discusses letter co-authored by Senator Scott Dibble and Representative Frank Hornstein suggesting extra review of the SWLRT environmental impact statement by Minnesota's Environmental Quality Board.

Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges' State of the City Address
KSTP, May 17, 2016
Mayor Hodge's State of the City Address mentioned MN Senator Scott Dibble and Frank's goal of getting a comprehensive transportation package passed.

Dakota Access Pipeline
Humanosphere.org, Sept. 14, 2016
Rep. Hornstein speaking at a rally against the Dakota Access Pipeline in February 2016.

Oil train traffic jumps in downtown Minneapolis
Minnesota Public Radio News, October 7, 2015
Frank speaks on public safety concerns of having heightened numbers of oil trains running through the densely populated Metro Area.

Twin Cities Show Sizable Racial Transportation Gap
Next City, May 14, 2015
A new study identified a difference in commute time for different racial groups. Frank articulates it as a ‘transportation achievement gap' that demands a solution.

Lawmakers react to What Gov. Dayton Did and Didn't Say in State of the State Address
The Uptake, April 10, 2015
Frank is featured in a video about MN Governor Dayton's State of the State speech. He cites work on early education and transportation as positive and in need of expansion.

New state law means recycling bins head to work
Star Tribune, May 28, 2014
A bill Frank sponsored to mandate commercial businesses provide recycling by January 1, 2016 goes into effect.

Legislature passes crude oil transport response bill
Star Tribune, May 16, 2014
An oil transport measure that boosts resources to equip teams in Minnesota to prepare for and respond to oil transport issues, like spills, was passed. Frank was a key supporter of the measure.

Rep. Frank Hornstein talks about living on minimum wage for a week
CityPages, February 19, 2014
Five DFL Legislative members across Minnesota are living on the federal minimum wage of $7.65 an hour. Frank was one of the member participating in this challenges.

Trash talk: Minnesota can do more recycling
Star Tribune, January 24, 2014
Frank was the lead sponsor of a bill to raise metro area recycling goals to 60 percent recycled, 15% composted, and only 25% put in incinerators or landfills by 2030. In 2014, the rate was about 41% of trash was recycled or composted.

Stop equating trivial things to Nazis or Hitler
Star Tribune, January 23, 2014
Frank discusses the significance of historic references to the Holocaust, Nazis, and Hitler and how they are not comparisons to be thrown around.