Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Capitol References Include Playboy.(New Mexico)

Byline: David Miles Journal Capitol Bureau

Aragon Alludes To Gov. Interview

SANTA FE Playboy typically appears in shrink-wrap behind store counters, not at legislative hearings.

But Senate President Pro Tem Manny Aragon on Tuesday brought the most recent issue of the magazine to a meeting of the interim Legislative Finance Committee to highlight the issues of drugs and immigration.

The January issue features an interview with Gov. Gary Johnson that focuses on Johnson's support for legalizing some drugs.

Aragon, an Albuquerque Democrat, strategically placed three small pieces of paper over parts of cover girl Gabrielle Reese when he displayed the magazine during the Statehouse meeting. …

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