Is it time for a raise in America? The hotly debated question of whether or not the federal government should raise the minimum wage has reached Congress once again. In the meantime, many states and cities have taken the issue into their own hands by setting their own minimum wage. But what does raising the minimum wage really mean? Check out this engaging interactive explainer, produced by Newsbound, on KQED’s The Lowdown that takes a closer look into the history of the minimum wage, arguments for and against the issue, how states have addressed it and much more.