State Sen. Alan Bates (D-Medford) will host a legislative town hall at 6 p.m. Friday, March 25, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave., so residents can express their views on issues pending in the Legislature.

State Sen. Alan Bates (D-Medford) will host a legislative town hall at 6 p.m. Friday, March 25, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave., so residents can express their views on issues pending in the Legislature.

Bates will discuss budget issues facing the state and other legislative priorities.

The meeting will be in the library's Adams Meeting Room.