House Minority Leader Scott Pelath, D-Michigan City, says he will also look for opportunities to work with the GOP.
The GOP picked up one seat in the state Senate and a few in the House, to retain their supermajority in both houses of government.
Hoosier women earn about 73 cents for every dollar men make for the same work.
The senate minority leader says two Senate Democrats plan to introduce bills in the upcoming session calling for a $10 per hour state minimum wage.
State Democratic Party Chair John Zody says Indiana's congressional delegation needs to stop pointing fingers and stop the government shutdown.
Most Republican legislators are blaming President Barack Obama, while Democrats are saying Republicans need to learn to compromise.
In a 3-2 decision, the state Supreme Court decided the fines imposed on Democrats for walking out of the statehouse are a legislative, not a judicial matter.
Once the three Democrat-held seats are eliminated, Republicans will control the city-county council.
The budget spearheaded by House Republicans passed the Ways and Means Committee on Tuesday along party lines.
The House budget unveiled Friday would restore K-12 education funding above 2010 levels.