William J. Cibes Jr., Connecticut's top budget official, on Friday told municipal analysts that the state's lawmakers will not succeed in repealing the new tax on wages and salaries.

"I do not believe that the repeal will succeed," Mr. Cibes said. Even if a majority of lawmakers in the state's General Assembly supports the income-tax repeal movement, he said, the majority will not prove sufficient to override the veto of Gov. Lowell P. Weicker Jr.

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