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After my profile of the D.C. Fiscal Policy institute, in which Councilmember Jack Evans dissed business groups for their “woeful” analysis and outreach, the D.C. Chamber of Commerce, Federal City Council, and Greater Washington Board of Trade saw fit to have their top executives sign a letter insisting that they do, in fact, influence policy. (Too bad they didn’t see fit to tell me that when I asked for a response to Evans’ comments well before the article ran). For what it’s worth: [scribd id=58617048 key=key-1ddx9hganimppgvv9njn mode=list]