MAYOR’S OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
Thursday, December 3, 2009 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
STATEMENT FROM MAYOR NUTTER ON COMCAST/NBCU
Philadelphia, December 3 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter has issued the following the statement on today’s announcement from Comcast and General Electric:
This is great news for Philadelphia and Comcast, one of our leading hometown corporate citizens, said Mayor Michael A. Nutter. On behalf of all Philadelphians let me congratulate the Comcast family on this very exciting development for the corporation and for the entire city. Any announcement that shines a positive national spotlight on Philadelphia can only be good news for this city and for all Philadelphians.
Mayor Nutter went on to congratulate the leadership team at Comcast.
I would like to recognize Mr. Ralph J. Roberts, Mr. Brian L. Roberts, and Mr. David L. Cohen as great business and philanthropic leaders in Philadelphia. Their commitment to this city is demonstrated in a very visual way by the Comcast Center, the nation’s tallest green building. Today’s news is yet another reminder that Philadelphia is a home to innovation, growth, and sound corporate leadership.