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Vanessa L. Gibson is a state Assemblywoman for New York's 77th district, which includes the Concourse, Highbridge, and Morris Heights sections of the Southwest Bronx.
A resident of Morris Heights, Gibson graduated from Murry Bergtraum High School in 1997. She earned a bachelor's degree in sociology from the University of Albany in May 2001. Gibson received a M.P.A. from Baruch College (City University of New York) in May 2009.
In her senior year of college, she was an intern to Assemblywoman Aurelia Greene. Two years later, in November 2003, Gibson was promoted to the District Manager for Greene's 77th District.
Gibson was first elected to the State Assembly in a June 2009 special election to replace Greene, who earlier that year had joined the cabinet of Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr.. » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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In New York City's Budget Lovefest, de Blasio Is Adored
2014-06-21
Councilwoman Vanessa Gibson, a Bronx Democrat and chairwoman of the council's public safety committee, said the deal was "not necessarily the win that we anticipated." She still called the deal a "win that we can be proud of." Ms. Mark-Viverito and Mr ...
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  1. Council members urge de Blasio for more NYCHA housing for homeless

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City officials rally to 'civilianize' NYPD jobs
2014-06-12
Hoping to maximize the use of existing uniformed police in the fight against crime, the gathering of elected officials, which included City Council Member Vanessa Gibson and Public Advocate Letitia James, union leaders, including Eddie Rodriguez ...
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    The final, terrifying moments
    2014-06-07
    Gibson, with friend Timmy Blackett in the passenger seat and Gibson's sevenyear-old daughter, Erika, in the back seat, drove his burgundy GMC Sierra for home, and as they rounded the curve on Hildegard Street, a police car in front of them came to a ...
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    1. Neighbours recall incident
    2. The final, terrifying moments in the lives of three Moncton RCMP officers

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    THS Scholarships and Grants Total Over $450000
    2014-06-05
    THS Exes, Top 10% - Honor Graduate; Vanessa Cuevas, Band Booster; Alma Diaz, Blake Grandberry, Jeff Lucas, Young Farmers, Prosperity Bank; Mayela Diaz, Band Booster, Blake Grandberry, Young Farmers; Marquitta Dyer, American Legion, ATPE, Band Booster ...
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      Warsaw again wins own girls track regional, edging Penn
      2014-05-28
      Concord (Jessica O'Connell, Ciana Bonfiglio, Vanessa Steiner, Mariah DeFreese) 4:02.31; 3. Warsaw (Nicole Eckert, Brooke Rhodes, Jackie Ferguson, Tennie Worrell) 4:04.50; 4. ... Kaydon Fosler (Plymouth) 5-2.25; 2. Haley Gibson (DeKalb) 5-2.25; 3 ...
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      1. Concord advances to state track meet in three events

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      Saturday's AAA prep girls track results
      2014-05-24
      6, LaGrange (Lyons), 9:16.75 (Vanessa Flaherty, Katie Hamor, Kate Heinz, Lexy Rudofski). 7, O'Fallon (H.S.), 9:17.90 (Tami ... 10, Naperville (North), 9:24.47 (Jenny Gibson, Ella Guppy, Emory Griffin, Maria McDaniel). 11, Hoffman Estates (H.S.), 9:25 ...
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      1. Saturday's A prep girls track results
      2. Friday's AAA prep girls track results

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      Saturday's AAA prep girls track results
      2014-05-24
      6, LaGrange (Lyons), 9:16.75 (Vanessa Flaherty, Katie Hamor, Kate Heinz, Lexy Rudofski). 7, O'Fallon (H.S.), 9:17.90 (Tami ... 10, Naperville (North), 9:24.47 (Jenny Gibson, Ella Guppy, Emory Griffin, Maria McDaniel). 11, Hoffman Estates (H.S.), 9:25 ...
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      1. Saturday's A prep girls track results

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      Bratton on 'the reality' of adding more officers
      2014-05-20
      ... heated exhanges between former commissioner Ray Kelly and Council members. Bratton's most confrontational moment came when he flatly rejected a question from Public Safety chairwoman Vanessa Gibson about decriminalizing marijuana possession.
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        'Great place': De Blasio's budget leaves a (mostly) contented Council
        2014-05-09
        But Councilman Vanessa Gibson, who chairs the Council's public safety committee told Capital she hopes to reach a compromise with the administration on an increase in police staff numbers in the coming weeks. "I know while crime is going down in the ...
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        1. NYC Mayor De Blasio Names Daniel Nigro As New FDNY Commissioner

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