Vince Gray taps Robert J. Spagnoletti, former AG under Anthony Williams, to head new ethics board (Spagnoletti was also Gray’s personal lawyer during that whole fence debacle) [Post]

Jack Evans wants laws governing the distribution of freebie tickets for DC pols [Post]

Tommy Wells slams the idea (and the mayoral contest is now in full swing!) [@tommywells]

Fire Chief Kenneth Ellerbe accused of being a bully. “I’m the battalion chief in charge of toilet paper,” [WUSA9]

D.C. pols eager to launch special election campaigns, err, to see federal probes wrapped up [Post]

Charter school funding wobbly on eve of budget vote [Post]

Gray reassures immigrant communities [Times]

Hooray for Florida Avenue Market [Examiner]

Boo for First Source law [Examiner]

Mayor’s body man gets real estate development gig [Post]