NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on Ivanka Trump and Steven Mnuchin's appearance in New Jersey to boost GOP tax overhaul efforts (all times local):

3:15 p.m.

New Jersey Democratic Gov.-elect Phil Murphy is calling GOP efforts to overhaul the nation's tax system a "scam."

Murphy spoke Monday in Newark alongside Democratic congressmen. His remarks came the same day Ivanka Trump and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin were in Berkeley Township to support the efforts.

Mnuchin and Trump said the Republican proposals would simplify the tax code and save about $1,000 a month for the "median" family of four. Republicans are also calling for reducing the number of tax brackets and lowering corporate rates.

A House bill would cap property cap deductions at $10,000. The Senate version would eliminate the deduction.

Murphy won election as New Jersey's next governor on Tuesday. He will succeed GOP Gov. Chris Christie, who was also in Berkeley Township Monday to support his party's effort on taxes.

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11:20 a.m.

Ivanka Trump says Republican tax overhaul plans and deregulation would likely spur economic growth of up to 5 percent.

Trump and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (meh-NEW'-chen) appeared alongside GOP Rep. Tom MacArthur and Gov. Chris Christie at a discussion of the Republican tax reform plan in New Jersey.

Monday's invitation-only event was at the Bayville Fire Hall. Trump has been promoting the plan throughout the country.

Protesters interrupted the event before it started.

Jason Ireland, of Brick, was denied entry and asked loudly why Democrats were blocked from attending Monday's event.

Proposals in Congress pose problems for New Jersey, where property taxes are among the nation's highest.

The House bill allows homeowners to deduct up to $10,000 in property taxes while the Senate proposal eliminates the entire deduction.

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10:30 a.m.

Protesters interrupted Ivanka Trump and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (meh-NEW'-chen) before a discussion of the Republican tax reform plan in New Jersey even started.

Jason Ireland, of Brick, was denied entry and asked loudly why Democrats were blocked from attending Monday's event.

Mnuchin and Trump joined Republican Rep. Tom MacArthur at the invitation-only event at the Bayville Fire Hall. Trump has been promoting the plan throughout the country.

Proposals in Congress pose problems for New Jersey, where property taxes are among the nation's highest.

The House bill allows homeowners to deduct up to $10,000 in property taxes while the Senate proposal unveiled by GOP leaders last week eliminates the entire deduction.

The House and Senate versions would eliminate deductions for state and local income taxes and sales taxes paid.

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6:30 a.m.

Ivanka Trump and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin are set to discuss the Republican tax reform plan in New Jersey.

They'll join Republican Rep. Tom MacArthur at the invitation-only event at the Bayville Fire Hall in Ocean County on Monday. Trump has been promoting the plan at appearances throughout the country.

Proposals in Congress pose problems for New Jersey residents.

The House bill allows homeowners to deduct up to $10,000 in property taxes while the Senate proposal unveiled by GOP leaders last week eliminates the entire deduction.

Both the House and Senate versions of the legislation would eliminate deductions for state and local income taxes and sales taxes paid.