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A day after employees learn of impending job cuts at distribution centers, officials announced dismissal of 218 technology workers.
The C Fund, S Fund and I Fund lost value in July, but grew significantly over the past year.
Automatic identification system would cost less with support from local public and private ports, auditors say.
President Bush requested $16.2 billion, but the House Appropriations Committee approved only $15.1 billion.
Industry costs may top $14 million as 1,800 barges and 120 tow boats may be idled.
Managers in high-cost cities are frustrated that they cannot counter salary offers made from more generous state and local police forces.
Bills dealing with health benefits and reserve pay await action in Congress.
A total of 19 employees have now been placed on paid leave in connection with investigation into missing data.
Methods of gathering and analyzing information have fundamentally changed since 9/11, they argue.