Washington DC- U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) released a statement following the passing of Comcast founder Ralph Roberts.
"Ralph Roberts lived the American Dream. He turned a small business in Tupelo, Mississippi into one of the nation's largest and most successful media and technology companies. Ralph's work impacted an entire industry. Beyond his success in business Ralph Roberts was a deeply committed philanthropist who focused his work on communities throughout Philadelphia, our state and our nation. Today we reflect on his significant contributions and extend our deepest condolences to his family.”