Sen. Brandes Wants to Study Whether Uber Cuts DUIs

TALLAHASSEE — The Legislature may spend $10,000 on a study showing how Uber and other hired-car services are helping reduce drunk-driving accidents and arrests in Florida. The study appeared in “proviso language” Monday night as lawmakers continue their work on a 2015-16 state budget. More importantly, the language would prohibit local regulation of ride-booking services…

Jeb Bush Shakes Up Team Ahead of Campaign Launch

Jeb Bush is just days away from formally launching his presidential campaign and already a shake-up is underway. In a surprise move Monday, Bush tapped Republican strategist Danny Diaz to serve as his campaign manager, shoving aside another aide, David Kochel, to head his still-unofficial presidential operation. Diaz’s promotion is a frank acknowledgment that Bush’s…