The Capitol is seen as Congress resumes following a long break and the midterm elections, in Washington, early Monday, Nov. 14, 2022. Credit: J. Scott Applewhite / AP

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I urge all seniors to contact members of our congressional delegation. If Congress really wants to do something for the senior citizens, they should permit us to defer required minimum distribution (RMD) payments for 2023 as they  did in 2020.

We are not asking for a handout, just a deferred payment schedule. We should at least have that option to help us with the difficult investment markets of this year.

Wayne Hamilton

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