Republican Rep. Curt Nisly's says he's disappointed and that it was worth having a discussion.
Indiana university presidents said they should not be bound by state legislative control.
A state committee is considering prohibiting project labor agreements involving construction wages and union agreements.
Committee looks into balance between fiscal responsibility and competitive leadership.
One issue drew particular attention…studying the recent state Supreme Court ruling on the Fourth Amendment.
The bill transfers control over establishing private-public partnership toll roads in Indiana from the state legislature to the governor.
The bill would shift authority to approve public-private partnership, or P3, projects from the state legislature to the governor.
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.
Opponents say the bill could lead to legalized racial profiling of Indiana's Hispanic population.