He says the moderate group is ready to work together again if funding talks fall through in February.
Experts say the potential for a federal government shutdown may not have a big local impact.
A federal funding measure approved last year will expire Friday. Without anything to replace it, a partial shutdown of federal agencies will begin Saturday.
Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Indiana, says shutting down the government would threaten an improving economy.
About 813,000 Hoosiers use SNAP benefits, commonly known as food stamps, the funding for which comes from the federal government.
The National Parks Service reports the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore lost $4 million during October's government shutdown.
Congressman Joe Donnelly says he won't receive payment for the weeks the government was shutdown.
60% of Americans want a third political party, but experts say that number might go down now that the government shutdown is over.
Classes in the ISU Department of Kinesiology, Recreation and Sports use government websites to complete assignments now unavailable because of the shutdown.
Governor Pence announced today the state will fund food stamp and welfare recipients through the government shutdown.