Chants of "Si, se puede" erupted in Tucson City Council chambers as dozens cheered the creation of Tucson's Cesar Chavez Holiday.

Around a hundred people broke out in raucous celebration when the council voted unanimously Tuesday night to make the renowned labor leader’s birthday the 11th official paid holiday.

The holiday comes with a $500,000 annual price tag and some fear it could lead to job losses as the city struggles to close its revised budget deficit of $31.8 million.

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