for the stimulus-related projects they do. The data will be viewable on Recovery.gov, Kundra said.

"You'll be able to see that the prime contract level and the subcontract -- that's one of the reasons [the states are] putting up their [economic recovery] Web sites, to be able to drill down deeper," Kundra explained. "What we didn't want to do is to have undue burdens across them board to the point that somebody who is providing coffee to, let's say, a construction company, will have to go and start reporting."

At least 25 states, including Virginia and Colorado, have launched economic recovery Web sites. Some of them are already linked together on Recovery.gov. Cities are also starting to make their own.

Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are hosting a conference of governors on Thursday, March 12 to talk about how the stimulus money can be spent efficiently.

Matt Williams  |  Associate Editor