Pence applauded the Ten Point Coalition's work, saying it can serve as a national model.
The Republican vice president has raised more than $1 million in recent months for his political committee.
In a statement, Pence said Sunday's story in The New York Times "is disgraceful and offensive to me, my family, and our entire team."
Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb's administration entered a one-year contract last month with Shelbyville firm McNeely Stephenson.
The Russia investigation appears to be reaching a broadening circle of current and former officials.
Indiana Gov. and vice president-elect Mike Pence, and those with ties to him, are likely to influence the next U.S. Department of Education.
Pence met with Governor-elect Eric Holcomb Monday to talk about the transition of leadership.
Pence spoke to veterans at Camp Atterbury Friday.
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence will soon be the sixth Hoosier to serve as the vice president of the United States.
Around 200 people gathered in an old gymnasium in southern Indiana for the rally, part of the Indiana GOP’s “Proven Leadership” tour.