PolitiFact Check: Little Truth In OC Lawmaker's Statement Blaming Oroville Dam On Gov. Jerry Brown

Feb 17, 2017

Republican State Assemblyman Travis Allen of Huntington Beach recently claimed the Oroville Dam emergency in Northern California was "entirely avoidable."  He added that Governor Jerry Brown failed to spend a single dollar from a recent water bond to pay for upgrades to the massive structure.  Capital Public Radio's PolitiFact reporter Chris Nichols checked out those claims by the Orange County lawmaker