StarNews: Why did you decide to do town halls across the state?
StarNews: Was this at all an attempt to counter criticism over recent salary increases to your staff?
StarNews: From A through F, how would you rate your job performance in your first long session as speaker?
StarNews: If you are re-elected in 2012, would you want to be speaker again?
Tillis: Interestingly enough, at probably only two of the events that question has come up. It was really a part of a suggestion from our communications folks to kind of get out there and continue to communicate after we get out of session. Historically, what happens is we go into session and then we go away. There is a nine-month lull, except for people back in their districts. This is just a better way to continue communicating.…