Less than a quarter of the $46.5 billion has been distributed since Congress authorized the funds last December.
The bill would extend unemployment benefits that kept millions out of poverty last year until February of 2022.
Without government aid, the Census reports that poverty would have risen significantly in 2020.
The GOP commissioners awarded themselves up to $25,000 from American Rescue Plan funds set aside for frontline workers.
GOP Gov. Bill Lee has ended extra pandemic unemployment benefits in the state, touting jobs listed on the website.
Child care providers who struggled in the pandemic are asking for economic relief and recognition as essential workers.
The checks unanimously slammed by the GOP helped reduce financial instability by 45 percent, a new report finds.
Many of these grassroots responses are taking place in communities that have been hit hardest by the pandemic.
The fund provides $2.1 billion in relief for those who have been excluded from the federal stimulus packages.
The relief bill may prove to be a campaign flash point in the upcoming Senate races.