What were the potential political costs of certain policy tool choices?

This assignment is about California Budget Challenge. The goal is to balance the budget and not run a deficit or better yet is to run surplus. The link to it is below. Based on the result of the budget challenge, you are to write a reflective paper of 1,500 words. Additional extenal research that may strengthen the paper is welcome.
Budget Challenge Activity reflection
Complete the California Budget Challenge online at: https://www.budgetchallenge.org/pages/home
Reflect on how our readings/discussion thus far on policytools and policy implementation played out during the Budget ChallengeActivity.
What policy tools did you choose?What were the potential political costs of certain policytool choices?How did those costs affect your decisions?
DO NOT FORGET TO INCLUDE A SCREENSHOT OF YOUR FINAL BUDGETWITH YOUR REFLECTION!
Budget Challenge Link
https://www.budgetchallenge.org/pages/home