Amid Questions, Stockton Trustees Hand Over Their Credit Cards

Stockton Unified trustees have agreed to relinquish their district-issued credit cards amid accusations of improper use, the Stockton Record reports.

"In an effort to maintain the focus on students and ensure transparency and public trust, (the) board of trustees have decided to voluntarily turn in their credit cards," district spokesperson Melinda Meza told The Record Wednesday. "The district will continue to keep students' achievements and needs at the forefront."

Expense reports show questionable spending on the part of current and former members of the board, including Board President AngelAnn Flores and Trustee Cecilia Mendez. Some spent more than the limit, while others charged ineligible items to their cards.

It is unclear if any of the board members are under investigation.

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