The senator says recent GOP victories will allow lawmakers to advance alternatives to President Obama's proposals.
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.
GOP candidate Eric Bassler defeats democrat Steve Lindsey for the District 39 State Senate seat.
Republican candidate Erin Houchin defeats democratic incumbent Richard Young in the race for the District 47 State Senate seat.
Polls show the GOP could retake the Senate, and Coats says if true it won’t only be the president’s responsibility to get Washington working again.
The House speaker earlier this year removed Turner from his leadership role because of ethics concerns.
The GOP voted at its state convention to declare marriages between a man and a woman the basis of strong families and the foundation of society.
Indiana Republicans are asking the Obama administration to release the number of Americans who have signed up for health insurance through the federal website.
Rep. Marlin Stutzman is no longer an assistant whip because he advocated for splitting the Farm Bill into an agricultural and a food stamp bill.