State lawmakers wasted no time once Democrats returned to the capital Monday following a five-week walkout.
Walkout ends after a month long standoff between Republicans and Democrats over a number of pieces of legislation.
Indiana House Speaker Brian Bosma says time is up for House Democrats to return to the Statehouse.
House Democrats say they want to be satisfied some Republican legislation is not unconstitutional before they return to the Statehouse from Illinois.
Thousands gathered at the Indiana Statehouse Thursday to protest labor and education bills and to show support for House Democrats.
Bauer said the conversation returned the two sides to where they were last week after Bauer visited the Statehouse.
The Indiana Business Council released the results of an online survey Friday saying Indiana business people support Right to Work legislation.
After threatening fines for nearly two weeks, Indiana House Speaker Brian Bosma announced them for all House Democrats that remain out of the Statehouse.
Pat Bauer said he sees progress towards negotiations, but that the progress is limited to communication through the media.
Vi Simpson spent time this week meeting with union representatives and educators to discuss controversial right-to-work and education reform legislation.